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Saturday
14
APR

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)

08:00
16:30
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FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid class for adults

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Registration: bit.ly/ymhfa414
Questions? Contact Jessica Long
Jessica.Long@thompsonschools.org

This course is funded by a grant received by Colorado Department of Education and is valued at $170. We are thankful to have this opportunity to provide the class at no cost to you.

Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour training to teach participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it helps trainees identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

Topics Covered Include:
-Overview of mental health challenges
-Typical vs. atypical adolescent development
-Protective factors and risk factors
-How to help students actively experiencing a mental health crisis
-5-Step Action Plan