Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
|Title:||Youth Mental Health First Aid Training|
|Date & Time:||Thu Jun 22, 2023 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM|
|Location:||Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St. (Map This)|
Charles Houston Recreation Center
|Event Details:||Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour training and certification on skills to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers and other caring residents how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Not recommended for mental health professionals.
The course teaches risk factors, warning signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use disorders, the effects of the illnesses, an overview of treatments and a five-step action plan for helping.
|Audience:||Anyone may attend|
For event details visit https://apps.alexandriava.gov/Calendar/?52158
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