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Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training that will give students, staff, and faculty the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as CPR training helps a layperson without medical training assist an individual following a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid training helps a layperson assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis. May 11 or 13, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Register.

The Safe Zone program is designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the LGBTIQA+ campus community. The training provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. Safe Zone trainees develop a deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes, and assumptions related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and asexual (LGBTIQA) individuals; an increased comfort level in addressing concepts and language regarding LGBTIQA communities with the university community and with individuals; an increased awareness of services on campus that support LGBTIQA and allied individuals; a network of community and campus staff, faculty, and students to support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions on campus. May 11, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Register by May 9. Register.

The Association for Women Faculty and Professionals (AWFP) at UNC-Chapel Hill will present the UNC Women in Leadership Speaker Series. The event will feature Tamala Gray, Director of the Finance and Research Support Team, School of Medicine, Finance and Business Operations, who will talk about her career path and what led her to success. May 20, 1 p.m. Register.