Youth Mental Health First Aid

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Monday, March 11, 2019 -

11:00am to 3:00pm

Moulton Hall
Ballroom

 

The course is on Monday 3/11/2019 and Tuesday 3/12/2019 from 11am-3pm in the Moulton Hall Ballroom.

This is the YOUTH Mental Health First Aid course. The class is for adults who work with youth ages 12-18. 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. Participants must be present for the entire time. The course is offered for free by the More Aware Initiative for Kent State University students, faculty, and staff. To register for the class, please click on the link below.

Register for Youth Mental Health First Aid

For questions regarding this event, contact Kim Laurene at klaurene@kent.edu.

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