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JUST ANNOUNCED: September 2014 Mental Health First Aid Training!

Join us for a two-day YOUTH Mental Health First Aid Training on September 8th and 9th! YOUTH Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help offered to a young person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate treatment and support are received or until the crisis resolves.

MHFA teaches community members how to identify risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Psychosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Substance Abuse Disorder, and more

What: YOUTH Mental Health First Aid Training

When: Monday, September 8th and Tuesday, September 9th from 10:00-2:00 pm (light snacks provided, bag lunch suggested)

Where: Aldea Behavioral Health Services at Wolfe Center 2310 First St., Napa

While this training is FREE of charge, registration is required.

 To register or for more information, please contact Cecilia A. Junkeit at 707-427-3545, ext. 420 or cajunkeit@aldeainc.org. Please click the button below to download the event flier PDF.

Aldea in the Community

Thank you NorCal NECA!

Thank you Northern California Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NorCal NECA)! On August 12th, Darlene Besst and Ruben Perez of NorCal NECA presented a $5,000 check to Aldea Executive Director Mark Bontrager and Director of Behavioral Health Jim Diel at the agency’s offices at Wolfe Center. Perez, General Manager of Napa Electric, recommended Aldea receive a portion of the proceeds from the NorCal NECA 12th Annual Golf Classic.

(Jim Diel, Darlene Besst, Mark Bontrager, Ruben Perez)

Shout Out for School Supplies!

It's back to school time! We’re collecting school supplies for our clients in grades K-5. Students are in need of supplies such as:

  • reams of binder and copy paper
  • #2 pencils
  • spiral-bound notebooks
  • post-it notes
  • hand sanitizer
  • Kleenex packs or boxes, and more.

Supplies can be dropped off at Aldea’s Allen Ewig Building at 1546 First Street in downtown Napa. Questions? Email donate@aldeainc.org.

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