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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Similar to ‘First Aid’ and CPR, ‘Youth Mental Health First Aid’ teaches individuals how to help those experiencing mental health challenges or crises

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Apr 26, 2016
from 08:00 AM to 05:30 PM
Contact Name
Contact Phone 505-855-9830
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Mental health challenges – such as depression, anxiety, psychosis, and substance use – are shockingly common in the United States. In fact, more than one in five American adults will have a mental health problem in any given year. The National Council for Behavioral Health certifies individuals throughout the nation, including Albuquerque Public Schools, to provide Youth Mental Health First Aid courses to prepare their communities with the knowledge and skills to help individuals who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Identified on SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices, the training helps the public better identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses. For more information on Youth Mental Health First Aid, visit www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org.

to register for a training, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YMHFA2016.
Hurry, only 30 individuals may train per session and you must attend the entire session to become a Certified Youth Mental Health First Aider. Oh, and we’ll cover your substitute, if you need one!

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