Mental Health First Aid (YOUTH)*

Date: 
Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 9:30am
Description: 

How to recognize when a youth or young adult might be developing a mental health disorder or experiencing a mental health crisis, and how to intervene in a helpful and productive way. Includes info on Depression, Anxiety, Substance use and Psychosis, and how to assess and respond to common crises, including suicidal thinking, panic attack, and severe reaction to a traumatic event, with a special focus on developmental needs of youth.

*This training results in a MHFA certification and has an additional materials fee of $30.

**Scholarships are available for people with current or recent lived experience of homelessness, and for youth leaders.

Contact Jake at jake@suburbancook.org to register.

PLEASE NOTE: This training will be a DAY LONG virtual training for which participants must complete 2 hours of on demand self-paced training online on their own BEFORE 9/1/2021 in order to attend the live class as scheduled here. Also, participants MUST REGISTER and PAY by 8/10/21, and no refunds can be issued for cancellation after 8/24/21 or for inability to complete the pre-work by the deadline.