The COVID-19 pandemic is creating an unprecedented rise in mental health and substance use issues, leaving many of us asking how we can better support our friends and loved ones.
In June, I completed my training and certification to become a Mental Health First Aid Instructor and I'm excited to lead an online training on November 13, 2021 from 9am - 3pm, Online
The course offers relevant and powerful training and resources you need to answer questions and have conversations about mental health. You will leave with a broader understanding of the mental health crisis we face and how together we can be helpful as a community and as individuals.
You can register at oslc.com/mhfa or you can give our office a call at 253.531.2112.
Mental Health First Aid, an international, evidence-based program that teaches people to identify, understand and respond to signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use challenges.
I think you’ll find it’s an extremely helpful program that’s well worth your time and investment.
Meet Pastor Tim
Tim Bayer has served as Our Savior's Lead Pastor since September 2019. He also serves as an Adjunct Instructor at Concordia University - Irvine, a National Leadership Facilitator and Resource, and a Community Mental Health First Aid Instructor. Tim studied sociology, psychology, and theology prior to earning his M.Div at Concordia Seminary - St. Louis. He has also is a candidate for an Ed.D (ABD) in Transformational Leadership. He is married to Beth and they have three young children. Together, they enjoy exploring the outdoors, experiencing culture, and pizza and movie nights.