Youth Mental Health First Aid

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Friday, June 28, 2019 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
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Participants that attend a Youth Mental Health First Aid 8 hour course will learn:

  • Potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health problems, including: depression, anxiety, trauma, suicidal behaviors, non-suicidal self injury, psychosis, eating disorders, and substance use disorders
  • An understanding of the prevalence of various mental health disorders in the United States and why we should all work together to reduce stigma on mental health concerns in our communities
  • A 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources, and knowledge needed to: assess situations when people may be experiencing a mental health disorder, how to select and implement appropriate interventions, tools to help an individual in crisis, tips on how to connect with appropriate professional care
  • Evidence-based professional, peer, social, and self-help resources that are available to help. 
Contact / Reservations
Los Duranes Community Center 2920 Leopoldo Rd NW
New Mexico

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