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Youth Mental Health First Aid – Virtual Class

Mental Health Matters is offering Youth Mental Health First Aid – Virtual Class:

“Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in youth. This 6-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to children and adolescents (ages 6-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

This course is being offered as a virtual course. After completing a 2-hour, self-paced class, you will participate in a 6-hour virtual Instructor-led class. Have no fear. We will take breaks!

What it Covers

  • Common signs and symptoms of mental illness in this age group, including
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Eating disorders
  • Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD)
  • Common signs and symptoms of substance use
  • How to interact with a child or adolescent in crisis •
  • How to connect the person with help
  • NEW: Expanded content on trauma, addiction and self-care and the impact of social media and bullying”
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Date

May 8 2021

Time

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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City

Online

Organizer

Mental Health Matters
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