HS Youth Mental Health First Aid Course 10-16-19
YMCA Camp Widjiwagan, Antioch, TN Visit Website
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
8:30 AM - 5:30 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. The scenarios used throughout the course are camp based.
Registration includes program, Mental Health First Aid book, course materials and lunch.