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Youth Mental Health First Aid (Will Be Rescheduled)
March 19, 2020 @ 5:38 pm
**Due to COVID-19 restrictions this event will be rescheduled and will no longer be held on April 4. If you sent us a registration, we will automatically register you for the rescheduled date and send you an email update. Thank you and stay well!**
Please join us for this course in the Fairbanks High School Media Center. Lunch and snacks will be provided by He Who Laughs, Championing Mental Wellness.
This event is appropriate for adults only. Registration is requested and space is limited.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a name and email address for each adult that would like to attend.
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a crisis.
Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour public education program that introduces adults to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention and teaches individuals how to help youth in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Learn more: download the Youth Mental Health First Aid one-pager.
WHO SHOULD TAKE IT
• Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles
• People who work with youth
• Youth group leaders
• Camp counselors
• School staff
WHAT IT COVERS
• Common signs and symptoms of mental
illnesses in this age group, including:
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
• Common signs and symptoms
of substance use.
• How to interact with an adolescent
• How to connect the adolescent