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Youth Mental Health First Aid
January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until January 27, 2018
This training is open to all and offered in two parts. Part 1 is on Jan. 20th and Part 2 is on Jan. 27th.
Young people 16-18 years of age are encouraged to attend with parental permission. “Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.”
Breakfast and snack are included. Space is limited.