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Youth Mental Health First Aid - Part 1 of 2 * MUST ATTEND BOTH DAYS

8:30am to 12:30pm each day (must attend both days)

This is an 8-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents. This course is open to anyone age eighteen (18) or older who regularly works or interacts with youth.

What you will learn:

  • Identify risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, and substance use disorder.
  • Practice a core five-step action plan to support an adolescent who is developing signs and symptoms of mental illness or who manifests an emotional crisis.
  • Participate in role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to identify a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

TRAINING IS PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE TO THOSE WHO LIVE, WORK OR VOLUNTEER IN YOLO COUNTY

To register for any of these classes please send an email to MHSA-MHTrainings@yolocounty.org
or call MHSA Voicemail, (530) 666-8712 - Attendees must attend both days

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