WAVES PROGRAM UPDATES : NURSING STUDENT PEER TO PEER MENTORING PROGRAM

 
 
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As part of Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar sponsored Peer to Peer mentoring pilot project to promote mental health among Nursing students at North Carolina Central University NCCU  , a Historically Black Colleges and Universities HBCUs ,  WAVES project director Lily Chen and two NCCU and Indiana University nursing faculty members were trained as Mental Health First Aid Instructors Jan 4-6. On Feb 27, they conducted the 8 hour in person MHFA training to 6 NCCU nursing students peer group facilitators and a faculty advisor . Congratulations to the first group of Certified Mental First Aiders . Training for Chinese community members will start in late Spring . For more information about MHFA , please visit www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org