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Youth Mental Health First Aid
Blended Course

This course teaches the participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents including depression, anxiety, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders and substance use disorder.

Important Session Information:

Youth Mental Health First Aid takes a look at various mental health topics such as anxiety, depression, substance use, psychotic disorders, disruptive behavior disorders and eating disorders. It is designed to teach teachers, school staff, parents, family members, caregivers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent who is experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge or is in 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.

This Blended Course includes a 2-hours self-paced online pre-work that must be completed prior to attending the 5.5 hour in-person portion of the class that will be held at Region 8 ESC.
Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Friday, April 26, 2024

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(11) CPE
(5.5) Contact Hours
Seats Available:
$0.00 (* No Charge)
Contact Person:
Suzann Young
Karen Gage
Date Time Location
4/30/2024 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM Region 08 ESC - 128 - Lamar
4845 US Highway 271 N, Pittsburg, 75686
Region 8 Education Service Center | 4845 US Highway 271 N | Pittsburg TX 75686 | 903-572-8551 | Map/Directions

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