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2014: Youth Mental Health 1st Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8 hour 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. This course teaches the risk factors & warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders and substance use disorder.

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