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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Title:Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
Date & Time:Thu Feb 29, 2024 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Virtual Only Event, Meeting or Activity
Meetings, events or activities that will be held exclusively online or via telephone conference.
Event Details:According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in six youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year in the United States. DCHS offers a training course designed to help laypersons and paraprofessionals learn skills to support adolescents who are experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge or crisis.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is open to parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers and other caring residents. 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 someone with symptoms. Register with the link below.
Audience:Anyone may attend

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