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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Course - January 12, 2019

 Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Save the Date: January 12, 2019

In cooperation with the Ramsey Municipal Alliance we are proud to present another unique opportunity to Ramsey. “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.” – National Council for Mental Health https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/take-a-course/course-types/youth/

Please send this notice to people in your organization or others who might be interested. The course has received excellent—even rave--reviews from past participants, and space is limited.

The Youth Mental Health First Aid course will be offered as per below:

  • Saturday January 12, 2019: 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM (snow date Saturday January 19th) RHS Lecture Hall
  • There is a small fee, and individuals from towns outside of Ramsey are welcome to enroll beginning in December 
  • All Emergency Service personnel may enroll at any time

Please email the RMA at RamseyMunicipalAlliance@gmail.com to secure your spot.