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Table 2 Comparison of first aid responses for depression, pre- and post-training

From: Mental health first aid training for the Bhutanese refugee community in the United States

  Pre- Mean (SD) Post- Mean (SD) P
Assess risk of suicide or harm 0.20 (0.44) 0.39 (0.747) 0.0985
Listen non-judgmentally 0.15 (0.45) 0.12 (0.422) 0.7118
Give reassurance and information 0.51 (0.50) 0.39 (0.49) 0.1944
Encourage the person to get professional help 0.48 (0.82) 1.03 (0.95) 0.0011
Encourage self-help strategies 0.36 (0.519) 0.36 (0.61) 1.0000
ALGEE (Total Score) 1.70 (0.837) 2.31 (1.095) 0.0010
  1. SD = Standard Deviations.