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Mental Health First Series Session 2 (Certification)

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents (ages 12-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

What it covers
• Common signs and symptoms of mental illnesses in this age group, including: 
-Anxiety
-Depression
-Eating disorders
-Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

• Common signs and symptoms of substance use. 
• How to interact with an adolescent in crisis. 
• How to connect the adolescent with help.

The course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan: 
• Assess for risk of suicide or harm 
• Listen nonjudgmentally 
• Give reassurance and information 
• Encourage appropriate professional help 
• Encourage self-help and other support strategies

Date: April 28th and May 5th, 2020 (Must attend both sessions to receive certification)

Time: 8:30am to 12:30pm

Location: United Way of Rhode Island

50 Valley St, Providence, RI 02909

Cost: $90

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