Mental Health First Aid featured in Chicago Tribune

Mental Health First Aid  featured in  Chicago Tribune

Teran Loeppke, a community organizer and United Methodist deacon, thinks that being confident enough to  to ask a person whether he intends to harm himself can open the door to a conversation that can avert a suicide. Loeppke is one of 1,300 graduates of Mental Health First Aid at C4,  a training that helps people recognize signs and symptoms of mental illness.

"People don't talk about these things, and the training increased my sensitivity," Loeppke recently told a Chicago Tribune reporter, who interviewed several people who took C4 's training and talked about the impact MHFA has had on their lives and work. 

Read the full feature article to find out how MHFA is making a difference.