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Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among children and adolescents ages 6-18.

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We all know how important first aid is, but did you know that there's a "first aid" you can learn to help adolescents who are struggling with their mental health?

Youth Mental Health First Aid, or YMHFA, is a course designed to teach adults how to identify, understand and respond to mental health and substance use challenges faced by young people.

The course covers a wide-range of mental health topics affecting kids between the ages of 6 and 18 and teaches a 5-step action plan on what you can do to help them.

Sign up today to get certified.

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  • Teachers & School Staff

  • Camp Counselors

  • Coaches

  • Pastors

TARGET AUDIENCE

Curious if Youth Mental Health First Aid is the right training course for you?

 

Bottom line - if you are an adult that works or interacts with youth, this training is for you.

  • Youth Group Leaders

  • Health and Human Services Workers

  • Parents

  • Family Members

  • Care Givers

  • Caring Citizens

  • Neighbors

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A training for adults who work or interact with young people.

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Identify the common mental health concerns among youth

Including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and attention deficit hyperactive disorder - ADHD

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Reduce Stigma

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Recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use problems in youth

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TRAINING OUTCOMES

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Use a 5-step action plan to help a youth who may be facing a mental health problem or crisis, such as suicide