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Youth Mental Health First Aid
March 6, 2017 @ 8:30 am - March 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pmFree
This 2 day course teaches adults how to assist adolescents (14 - 20 years old) who are developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. Course participants learn about adolescent development, the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems in young people, where and how to get help when a young person is developing a mental illness, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.