Dealing with a Mental Health Disorder or Crisis

In this 1-3 hour class, we offer insight to those who work with, or may encounter, individuals who may be in acute mental health crisis or have a mental health disorder. Topics covered include:


  • Safety awareness, including verbal and behavioral cues and observations

  • What de-escalation and communication skills are best for working with someone in mental health crisis

  • Assessing a situation for risk

  • Suicide and High Risk Intervention

Overcoming The Darkness® does not dispense medical advice; therefore, the information on this site should not be interpreted as such. This is a training, educational and informational site which includes facts and opinions from published and original sources.  Overcoming The Darkness® LLC Copyright 2020.  All rights reserved

If you or someone you care about is thinking about suicide, please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)