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Mental Health First Aid (Adult Curriculum)
June 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course that teaches adult community members how to assist a young person (ages 12-18) who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. YMHFA teaches participants how to identify, understand, and respond to signs and symptoms of mental illnesses and substance use challenges. Upon completion of the training, participants receive a comprehensive Youth Mental Health First Aid manual along with a three (3) year national MHFA certification.The Adult Mental Health First Aid course is appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addiction.