Tracy Behringer will speak about mental health in general, including some local information, and then introduce the county's focus on prevention and early intervention with the Mental Health First Aid program. This is an internationally acclaimed program for everyday citizens to learn how to help someone who is struggling.
Tracy is a consultant for Chester County's Department of Mental Health/Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities for community outreach and education. In that role she develop public awareness projects, presentations and programs, produces monthly newsletters, and serves on the Chester County Suicide Prevention Task Force. Tracy is a certified instructor for Mental Health First Aid and QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention programs.