- July 29, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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.
WHEN: Monday, July 29th 9:30AM-5:30 PM
WHERE: Non Profit Collaborative
9770 Patuxent Woods Dr
Columbia MD 21046
COST: FREE for all Howard County Residents, Employees & Students (age 18+)
NOTE: Social Worker CEUS available upon request for this event.