EUREKA  — Advocate Eureka Hospital will offer a Mental Health First Aid course from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  June 26 at the hospital, 101 S. Major St., Eureka.

Conducted in partnership with the Central Illinois Area Health Education Center, the course teaches participants how to help individuals who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training is appropriate for parents, neighbors, students, first responders, teachers, leaders of faith communities, human resources professionals and caring citizens.

Participants will learn how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. Participants will learn the warning signs of depression and suicidal behaviors, and how to deal with trauma and psychosis. They will learn about both professional and self help resources, an the transformation of mental health care in the United States.

The class is free and includes a book and lunch. Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call (800) 323-8622 or visit www.advocatehealth.com/eureka.