Mental Health Workshop

Through this program nearly 100 participants from the Muslim Community were trained and certified in Mental Health First Aid and QPR (Suicide Prevention).


Through a recent partnership and grant from the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority, MMCC trained and certified nearly 100 participants from the Muslim Community in Mental Health First Aid/QPR. In efforts to raise awareness and help remove stigma around mental health, several training workshops were held at various locations throughout Michigan taught by licensed instructors and clinicians.

Mental Health First Aid teaches participants a five step action plan, (ALGEE) to support someone developing signs and symptoms of a mental health illness or experiencing an emotional crisis, and QPR (question persuade refer) additionally teaches three simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.

Workshop participants included; families, youth leaders, educators, and other professionals from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds within the Muslim Community.