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 program includes a 2-hour online course to be completed by October 3rd as well as an instructor-led portion that will be hosted on Zoom on October 6th. Attendance at both sessions is required for certification.

Gail Schoenbach, Certified Mental Health First Aid instructor

Offered in collaboration with EmPoWER Somerset