Youth Mental Health First Aid

FREE COURSE

Youth Mental health First Aid (YMHFA) is an 8-hour course that teaches adults how to help a young person who may be experiencing a mental health problem or crisis.  The training helps adults identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness or substance abuse.  This course meets two days for 4 hours each.

The 8-hour course teaches:

  • Risk factors, warning signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use disorders
  • Information on depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis and addiction disorders
  • Five-step action plan for helping a young person who is experiencing a mental health problem or crisis.  

Participants receive a resource manual to keep and "certificate of completion" that is good for 3 years.  Participants must attend both training sessions to receive "certificate of completion".

Made possible by a Mental Health Awareness Training grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the United States Government.  

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HLL-MH-1
Faribault Middle School : EVENTS
Tue May 14 & Thu May 16
4:00 - 8:00 PM

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