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Youth Mental Health First Aid
Youth Mental Health First Aid (Y-MHFA) is an 8-hour, evidence-based education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents. Y-MHFA builds understanding of the importance of early intervention and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge.

Participants will:
  • Learn the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents
  • Learn how to support a youth developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis by applying a core five-step action plan

This is a 2-day training and attendance both days is required.


Contact: Mark DeRubeis, Educational Consultant
             (814) 940-0223 x1386
             mderubeis@iu08.org

Target Audience
Teachers, Coaches, Parents, School Staff, Law Enforcement, Youth Group Leaders
No Sessions available for registration.

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