Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

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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 January 27th as well as an instructor-led portion will be hosted on Zoom on February 2 & 3. Attendance at both sessions is required for certification. Registration closes on January 6th.

Gail Schoenbach, Certified Mental Health First Aid instructor

February 2 & 3 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Offered in collaboration with EmPoWER Somerset.