ACA, Indiana Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

Thursday, 9 December 2021 -
8:30am to 1:30pm

All times local unless stated differently below.

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 young 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. The scenarios used throughout the course are camp based.

*Please note there are 2 hours of pre-course work required before arrival. The YMHFA instructor will contact all registrants prior to the course with details on how to access the course work.  Lunch is included in the cost of registration.



Flat Rock River YMCA Camp
6981 W County Road 650 N
St. Paul

Registration Fees

$60 ACA members, $100 nonmembers