NL and WI Winnekota Youth Mental Health First Aid Course
YMCA Camp St. Croix, Hudson, WI Visit Website
Friday, March 31, 2023
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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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.
Registration includes program, course materials, and lunch. This course is blended, there will be an online portion and in-person training.