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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Presenters

  • Erik Haakenson
  • Greg Kanehen

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 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 


Location

Friday Harbor High School
45 Blair Avenue Friday Harbor WA 98250

Dates

  • Thu, August 22 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday Harbor High School Library