A day and a half training aimed at providing Florida State Agricultural Response Team (SART) team members and partners, first and direct Responders, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (FDACS) employees, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension faculty and staff and other community members active in disasters the skills needed to address mental health needs and issues following disasters. Trainings will be held in several locations throughout the state.Training will include Mental Health First Aid – A one day 8-hour training developed by the National Council for Behavioral Health to provide attendees with an understanding of mental health, and how to support those with mental health challenges. A half-day will include reporting research in this area and sharing of Best Management Practices. Training will be taught by UF/IFAS Researcher and Certified Mental Health Workers.Registration will open on February 1, 2019 at piecenter.com. For further information, please contact: Angie Lindsey ablindsey@ufl.edu