Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

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Name: Youth Mental Health First Aid Course
Date: February 28, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
Event Description:
Become a YOUTH Mental Health First Aider! For adults who work with youth. Free and open to those in Medina County age 18 and older on February, 28 2020 from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at Montville Township Safety Services Center, Registration required, register HERE.

What will I Learn? Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents (ages 12-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

What does the course cover? Common signs and symptoms of mental illnesses: Anxiety, Depression, Eating disorders, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); Common signs and symptoms of substance use; How to interact with an adolescent in crisis and How to connect the adolescent with help.
Location:
Montville Township Safety Services Center
6665 Wadsworth Rd
Medina, Ohio 44256
Date/Time Information:
February, 28 2020
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission:
FREE
Registration required, register HERE
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