FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid class for adults
Questions? Contact Jessica Long
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