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.