Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • Adult audience

Identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in youth. How to apply Mental Health First Aid in a variety of situations, including when a youth is experiencing a mental health crisis-including suicide risk. Next to family, schools represent the most important sources of support in the lives of young people. All staff within the school community- administrators, teachers, secretaries, janitors, coaches, cafeteria staff and all other support staff -provide opportunities to help a youth experiencing a mental health issue and to recognize suicidal behavior and prevent youth suicide.

Mental Health First Aid
  • Adult Audience

Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.