ACA, Michigan Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

Wednesday, 9 October 2019 -
8:30am to 5:30pm

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.

Registration includes a full day of instruction, course materials, and lunch.

Dorm style lodging is available on October 9 for $25.  To reserve lodging, contact Camp Newaygo at 231-652-1184.


Camp Newaygo
5333 Centerline Rd