Youth Mental Health First Aid for Adults with WTCSB

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.

TOPICS COVERED in Youth MHFA

— Anxiety
— Depression
— Substance use
— Disorders in which psychosis may occur
— Disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD)
— Eating disorders

Date: August 14, 2024
Time: 9:00am – 3:30pm (EST)
Location: HARBOUR VIEW Mental Health Center – 7025 Harbour View Blvd, Suite 119, Suffolk, VA 23435
Trainers: Caitlyn Shieler and Brian Van der Linden

Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people.

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. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.

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Date

Aug 14 2024

Time

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Location

WTCSB Harbour View Mental Health Center
7025 Harbour View Suite 119 Suffolk, VA 23434

Organizer

Western Tidewater CSB
Phone
(757) 758-5106
Email
[email protected]
Website
https://www.wtcsb.org/