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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training with DDHS

January 5, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sometimes first aid isn’t a bandage,or CPR, or calling 911. Sometimes it is you.
Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8 hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. 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.

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Please arrive 15 minutes prior to 9am as we will be starting promptly at 9am. We will be in room 1032. If you are not able to commit to the full 8 hours please consider attendning a different date. This is a full 8-hour training. I will not be able to certify you if you come late or leave early. Please feel free to dress comfortably.There will be a 30 minute lunch break. Please consider brining your lunch since there are not many restaurants near by. There is a refridgerator and microwave for you to use. Please bring a refillable water bottle. Parking is free.

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