Mental Health First Aid is an eight hour course that trains participants to help people who may be experiencing a mental health problem or crisis. 

You will learn:

  • Risk factors and warning signs of mental health and substance use disorders such as depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis and addiction disorders.

  • A five step action plan to help someone developing a mental health problem or crisis.

  • Local resources to turn to for help (professional, peer, self-help).

To inquire about class enrollment please call 785-587-4300 or email :


All courses begin at 8:30 a.m. and wrap up by 5:00 p.m. with a break for lunch. Lunch is on your own.  The cost of the course is $50.00 per person.  Eight hours of instruction and a manual are included.   Class size is limited to 25 participants.

If your group has 12 or more individuals, please contact us and we may be able to hold the course at a location convenient for you. Please email or call at (785) 587-4300 for more information.

Pawnee is dedicated to providing outstanding service to our clients.  If you would like to make a comment, complaint or compliment on any of the services you received from Pawnee Mental Health Services please contact our Quality Director at (785) 587-4300.

Pawnee está dedicado a proveer servicios espectaculares a nuestros clientes. Si se le gustaría hacer un comento, queja, o complemento sobre cualquier servicio que recibió de Pawnee Mental Health Services, favor de contactar a nuestra directora de calidad a (785) 587-4300.

Non-Discrimination Statement:

Pawnee Mental Health Services does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, or any other status or condition protected by law.

Declaración de no discriminación:

Pawnee Mental Health Services no se discrimina a ninguna persona por motivos de raza, religión, color, genero, orientación sexual, edad, origen nacional, discapacidad, o cualquier estatus o condición protegido por el ley.


Ability to Pay Policy:

It is our policy to provide essential services regardless of the patient’s ability to pay.

Discounts are available to individuals without health insurance and are offered based upon poverty federal guidelines.


Principio de capacidad de pagar:

Es nuestra política proveer servicios esenciales a pesar de la capacidad del cliente a pagar. Descuentos están disponibles para individuos sin seguro médico y están ofrecidos basado en pautas de pobreza federales.