Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

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This training is for adults who care for and/or work with adolescents. 

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.

This training covers the following:

  • Common signs and symptoms of mental illnesses in this age group, including 
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Eating disorders
    • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Common signs and symptoms of substance abuse.
  • How to interact with an adolescent in crisis.
  • How to connect the adolescent with help.
Sponsored by: Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Services - Latino Outreach and Engagement Program
Hashtag: #MentalHealth #FLC #familylearningcenter

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Audience: Adults
Keywords: Health & Wellness , Family Learning Centers
East San José Carnegie Branch Library

Location

East San José Carnegie Branch Library
Room & Floor: Community Room

Date & Time

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM