Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is a public education program that introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge.
This in-person learning course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder.
This workshop is open to DC public, public charter, and private school educators as well as providers at DC Community-Based Organizations that work directly with youth.
Masks are not required, but are encouraged.
Attendees may bring beverages and snacks for the training