ALGEE action plan for providing mental health first aid. Mental health first aid techniques are taught in a 12-hour training program offered by the MHFA Training and Research Program. Like the successful D.R.A.B.C action plan for emergency medical first aid, the MHFA Training and Research program uses an action plan, ALGEE, to teach members of the public how to assist individuals with mental illness to manage symptoms and seek appropriate help.
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