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Youth Mental Health First Aid

July 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Flyer: Youth Mental Health First Aid This is in Parkville (see attachment for more details). Learn how to respond to those struggling with mental illnesses. You need to sign up for this ahead of time (do it now before spots fill). To register email kelseyp@tri-countymhs.org

Learn how to respond to those struggling with mental illnesses. Training offered for Clay, Platte and Ray Counties. You need to sign up for this ahead of time (do it now before spots fill). To register email kelseyp@tri-countymhs.org

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour training that teaches participants how to provide initial help to young people experiencing mental health problems such as depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis and substance use disorders. This program is designed for adults who interact with youth ages 12-18. The information presented will help you:

  • Be aware of some basic signs and symptoms of the most common mental health disorders among youth
  • Recognize potential warning signs exhibited by youth with mental health issues
  • Be prepared to react appropriately when a young person is experiencing a mental health crisis
  • Understand how to connect youth to the help they need in our community
  • Reduce the level of stigma often associated with mental health disorders

Details

Date:
July 11, 2018
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Tri-County Mental Health
Phone:
816-877-0496
Email:
kelseyp@tri-countymhs.org

Venue

Platte County Health Department
1201 East Street
Parkville, MO 64152 United States
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