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Mental Health First Aid Training, Thursday

  • St. Peter's Church 33 Throckmorton Street Freehold, NJ, 07728 United States (map)

This is the second night of the two-part training begun on July 26. Register once for both sessions.

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.

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.

This course is offerred by the Mental Health Association of Monmouth County.

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Register here to attend the training

Seating is limited, so register early!

Later Event: July 29
Funday School