Making A Difference with Mental Health First Aid
Jul 02, 2024 8:00 AM
Laura DeCook & Kandy Hirsch
Making A Difference with Mental Health First Aid

Have you ever felt unsure how to help someone struggling with their mental health? This talk equips you with essential skills to offer support, navigate crisis situations, and connect people with professional help. Mental Health First Aid is just like CPR for mental wellbeing – empowering you to make a difference in the lives of those around you.

Laura DeCook founded LDC Wellbeing, a mental health education and awareness organization in 2020. She spent two decades working in the entertainment and technology industries, including a decade at Google in the US and Singapore.

Kandy Hirsch has been a Licensed Professional Counselor for the past 24 years and a business owner for the past 40. She has run peer advisory groups of women business owners in Tucson, Arizona for 12 years. Kandy teaches Emotional Intelligence and has been certifying learners in Mental Health First Aid since the start of the pandemic.