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Youth Mental Health First Aid

February 9 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid Courses

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches how to help a young person who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. In the training, participants will learn how to identifyunderstand, and respond to signs of mental illness.

The course covers a range of common disorders and potential crises, such as helping a young person who is having a panic attack, is contemplating suicide, or is struggling with substance abuse. It focuses on recovery and resilience — the belief that individuals experiencing these challenges can get better and use their strengths to stay well. 

Learn how to use the Action Plan ALGEE:

  • Assess for risk of suicide or harm

  • Listen non-judgmentally

  • Give reassurance and information

  • Encourage appropriate professional help

  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies

Details

Date:
February 9
Time:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Website:
http://aware.usu.edu

Organizer

Utah State University Extension: Kaysville
Website:
https://kaysville.usu.edu/

Venue

Utah State University Extension: Kaysville
80 E Sego Lily Dr
Kaysville, UT 84037 United States
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