Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Children face many stressors including bullying and peer pressure to vape or consume other substances. Understand how to help your children or youth who are experiencing challenges or addictions by learning typical adolescent development and 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. This course includes a 2 hour online course to be completed by May 26th as well as an instructor-led portion will be hosted on Zoom on June 2nd.

Katie Hoben, Certified Youth Mental Health First Aid instructor

Aarti Patel, MPH, Certified Youth Mental Health First Aid instructor

Registration closes on May 10th. Offered in collaboration with EmPoWER Somerset.