PeoplesHub Workshop – Connect online as an individual

Emotional First Aid

Do you know how to support someone experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis? So many of us want to show up for others who need support, but just don’t know what to do. This workshop will cover the basics of how to provide emotional first aid for someone you know and love, or even someone you just met. We will offer ways to identify needs and the best course of action for emotional supporters.

Trainer: Agustina Vidal, facilitator working on the intersection between mental health and social justice, Program Director at The Icarus Project

Training Length and Type:

90 minutes — Connect as an individual

Workshop Offered:
Monday, August 20 at 3pm PT / 5pm CT / 6pm ET

This training is ideal for:

Folks that experience emotional distress and those who want to help loved ones during emotional distress.

Training Outcomes

You’ll come away with:

  • Tools to discern what an emotional crisis is and isn’t
  • Ways to identify signs of emotional crisis
  • Useful traits to cultivate as emotional supporters
  • Emotional support skills

What do you do to prepare?

Please choose a location with a strong internet connection, where you are able to speak and listen comfortably. You’ll need a laptop or desktop computer, and headphones.


CostPeoplesHub is committed to making trainings accessible, regardless of ability to pay. Our Workshop Trainers are some of the most experienced trainers and organizers who, like you, are working hard for change in their communities. In order to offer trainers fair compensation, the real cost of a PH workshop is $40/person. Please pay what you can afford. Our goal is to ensure our trainings are accessible and to allow folks to “pay it forward.” Thanks for your support! We look forward to learning with you.

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Trainer: Agustina

Agustina was five years old when democracy returned in Argentina, and grew up active in the human rights movement which flourished there following the demise of the dictatorship. Since 2006 she has been working at the intersection of mental health and social justice. Agustina is currently serving as Program Director at The Icarus Project.