From public school teachers and volunteer scout leaders to police officers and human resource specialists in major corporations, more than 500,000 people have taken a Mental Health First Aid® course in the United States. Mental Health First Aid is appropriate for any adult, lay audience and is especially helpful for those who work in the public sector. As you can see below, Mental Health First Aiders come from all parts of the community.


Key agencies that have adopted Mental Health First Aid in Maryland include:

  • Core Service Agencies in Maryland
  • Detention and correctional facilities
  • Baltimore City Social Services
  • Maryland State Department of Education
  • Local school districts
  • Department of Juvenile Services
  • Maryland Police and Corrections Training Commission
  • UMBC and other Maryland colleges