Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Learn how to help adolescents who are experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or are in crisis. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches 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. RWJUH Somerset Behavioral Health will provide resources and service information.

Brenda Esler, LSW, licensed social worker and youth mental health first aid trainer

A Two-Part Series Held On:

Saturdays, October 5 and 12 at 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Offered in collaboration with EmPoWER Somerset.