Required Trainings

Recipient Rights is offered two times a month on the first Wednesday and third Thursday.

All trainings will be at Lapeer County Community Mental Health 1570 Suncrest Drive, Pre-Registration is MANDATORY. PLEASE NOTE: Staff arriving 10 minutes late will be directed to the next month’s class.

Recipient Rights and Introduction to Residential Services: The first Wednesday of every month from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. and the third Thursday from 9 a.m. - noon Register for Recipient Rights

De-Escalation: Training is on the third Wednesday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Register for De-Escalation Training

PLEASE NOTE: It doesn’t often fall on the third week of the month but we work toward that day. Always check the Training Calendar Schedule below to verify.


Below are the Required Initial and Annual Trainings:

For Recipient Rights training questions, call Lisa Jolly at (810) 667-0500. For all other training questions, call Lisa Ruddy at (810) 667-0500.

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course designed to give members of the public key skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as CPR training helps a layperson without medical training assist an individual experiencing a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid training helps a layperson assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis.  Learn more and register for classes below.

Training's are free and available through Lapeer County Community Mental Health.

Register for classes!

This course runs the full day from 8-5 with a 30 minute lunch and two-15 minute breaks. We recommend that you pack a lunch.

For accommodations call 810-667-0500.

Mental Health First Aid Video

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