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Youth Mental Health First Aid at SC

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Location:  1958 Room, Simpson Hall, Sterling College.

Date:  Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time: 8am – 4:30pm.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is a class designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens 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.  Sponsored by Craftsbury Mental Health Group.

Lunch and snacks provided.

There is no cost to attend this important training; however space is limited.