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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Administered by NWESD

Presenters

  • Erik Haakenson
  • Kelly Giles

Description

Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports.  This eight-hour course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care.  The program also teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of specific types of illnesses, such as anxiety, depression, substance use, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and schizophrenia. Sponsored by Project Aware grant.

Event Notes

Lunch will be provided at this event. Training begins at 8:00 am, with a one-hour break for lunch, and ends at 5:00 pm. Clock Hours: 8

PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND. WE ARE UNABLE TO FILL SEATS WITH PEOPLE ON THE WAITING LIST IF WE ARE NOT INFORMED AHEAD OF TIME. WE APPRECIATE YOUR COOPERATION IN THIS - THANK YOU!

Location

Edmonds School District - Board Room
20420 68th Avenue W Lynnwood WA 98036

Dates

  • Fri, April 26 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Check-In: 8:00 AM
    Edmonds School District - Board Room