Youth Mental Health First Aid

Our students need us. Take Youth Mental Health First Aid.

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents (ages 12-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

DATE:

January 12, 2019

TIME:

8am-4:30pm

LOCATION:

Transitions-Mental Health Association
784 High Street
San Luis Obispo, CA

 WHO SHOULD TAKE IT

· Teachers
· School staff
· Coaches
· Camp counselors
· Youth group leaders
· Parents
· People who work with youth

 WHAT IT COVERS

Common signs and symptoms of mental illnesses in this age group, including:

· Anxiety
· Depression
· Eating disorders
· Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
· Common signs and symptoms of substance use.
· How to interact with an adolescent in crisis.
· How to connect the adolescent with help.

 

Registration for this training is required. Please email LGaisie@t-mha.org.

There is a $20 dollar fee to attend for materials, if you have any questions please contact Laura Gaisie at 805-503-0009.

 

 

 

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