Mental Health First Aid in Response to Youth

Wed, April 25, 20188:00 AM - 5:00 AM

Seward Suicide Prevention Coalition Presents:
Mental Health First Aid

ADULT: Friday, April 20, 2018 8:00am - 5:00pm
YOUTH: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 8:00am - 5:00pm

Seward Memorial Library - Lower Level Conference Room

Cost: FREE! Lunch is on your own.

Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour training course that will give participants the key skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps laypersons identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health illnesses and addictions. Take adult or youth training

Trained individuals will be able to: 

♦Recognize the potential risk factors and warning signs fora range of mental health concerns.
♦Obtain information on: depression, anxiety, trauma,psychosis and psychotic disorders, substance usedisorders, and self injury.
♦Use a 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis;connect with appropriate professional help.
♦Interpret the prevalence of various mental healthdisorders in the U.S. and the need for reduced negativeattitudes in their communities.
♦Apply knowledge of the evidence-based professional,
peer, social and self-help resources available to help someone with a mental health problem treat and manage the problem and achieve recovery., or both!

Click here for registration information and printable flyer.