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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
September 7 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pmFree
Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis.
Learn the importance of early intervention. Learn the risk factors and warning signs for mental health and substance use concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and how to connect youth to appropriate care.
WHO SHOULD TAKE youth MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID?
- Teachers & School Staff
- Social Workers
- Faith Leaders
- Camp counselors
- Youth group leaders
- People who work with youth
8 hour course is taught by certified instructors. Participants receive a 3 year certification upon completion.
Course provides an opportunity to practice — through role plays, scenarios, and activities — makes it easier to apply these skills in a real-life situation. An overview of local mental health resources, support groups, and other help are provided. A resource manual is provided and packed with information on all topics covered in the course
Sponsored by… Family Service Agency, Mental Wellness Center, YouthWell Coalition, SAMHSA