Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Presenters

  • Erik Haakenson
  • Madysen Pruss

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 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<p> **PLEASE CANCEL OR CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE REGISTERED AND ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND. WE MUST HAVE A MINIMUM NUMBER OF ATTENDEES IN ORDER TO HOLD THIS TRAINING.

Location

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

Dates

  • Fri, January 18 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Check-In: 8:00 AM
    Board Room #2

Contacts

Mia Troy
Organizer
Email mtroy@nwesd.org