Youth Mental Health First Aid (8 hours)
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, caregivers, teachers, health and human services workers, and other community members how to effectively help a young person 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 include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.
Learn more at the Mental Health First Aid website.