Youth Mental Health First Aid Course
Potosi, MO 63664
The Youth Mental Health First Aid Course is designed to teach individuals how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.
This course is blended, there will be an online portion as well as the in-person training.
Registration includes Youth Mental Health First Aid Training, course materials, and lunch.
This in-person Youth Mental Health First Aid Course is a pre-conference offering for the Winding Rivers Midwest Camp Gathering.