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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Administered by NWESD

Presenters

  • Greg Kanehen
  • 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

PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND. AS THESE COURSES FILL UP MANY REGISTRANTS ARE PUT ON THE WAITING LIST. WE'VE HAD A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF "NO-SHOWS" AND WE ARE UNABLE TO FILL THOSE SEATS WITH PEOPLE ON THE WAITING LIST IF WE ARE NOT INFORMED AHEAD OF TIME THAT YOU CANNOT ATTEND.

WE APPRECIATE YOUR COOPERATION IN THIS - THANK YOU.

Lunch is on your own, not provided. Training begins at 8:00 am, with a one-hour break for lunch, and ends at 5:00 pm. 

Clock Hours: 8 

Location

Marysville School District Board Room 2
4220 80th Street NE Marysville WA 98270

Dates

  • Fri, May 17 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Check-In: 8:00 AM
    Board Room #2