Join in the fight to saves lives and train to become a mental health first aider.

A free mental health first aid training class will be held on Monday, Aug. 7 and Tuesday, Aug. 8 at the Public Safety Academy, 300 Oldham Rd., Wayne. The sessions are from 1 to 5 p.m. each day and you need to attend both to receive your certificate.

The training will teach you how to help those developing a mental illness or in crisis. Learn how to apply action to a variety of situations including anxiety, depression, addictions, and acute psychosis.

All adults and college students are welcome. Registration is required. Contact Sandy Cameron, public health nurse, at 973-225-3648 or sandyc@passaicountynj.org.