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Youth Mental Health First Aid – FREE

May 22 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

FREE

Youth Mental Health First Aid

DATE:
May 22, 2024 – 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Brook Lane Community Room
13121 Brook Lane
HagerstownMD 21742

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PHONE:
301-733-0331 x1228
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COST:
Free

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID (YMHFA) is an 8 hour program designed to teach adults how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions related challenge or 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 include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD) and eating disorders. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

Presenter: Chris Herman, Certified Instructor

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Registration will close on Tuesday, May 14, 2024.

Venue

Brook Lane Health Services
13121 Brook Lane
Hagerstown, MD 21742
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