Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course designed to give members of the public key skills to help an adolescent who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The 8-hour course covers a range of common disorders and potential crises such as helping a young person who is having a panic attack, is contemplating suicide or is struggling with substance abuse.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
Assess their own views and feelings about youth mental health problems and disorders
Molly Portera, MS, CMHT, CCSS, CIDDT