March 2, 2016

MSU Billings, MT

College of Education Room 122
1500 University Drive
Billings, MT 59101

8:00 am – 5 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human service 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. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a five-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.

Mental Health First Aid teaches you:
–Signs of addiction and mental illnesses
–Five-step action plan to assess a situation and help
–Impact of mental and substance use disorders
–Local resources and where to turn for help

COST: Free

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