Mental Health First Aid ‘Adults assisting Youth’

Program Type:

Health and Wellness

Ages:

Adult

Program Description

Event Details

Mental Health First Aid- Adults assisting youth, is a virtual interactive 5-hour course (with an hour lunch break) that presents an overview of mental illness and substance use disorders in the U.S. and introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in young people (ages 12-18), builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common treatments. Those who complete the online pre-work (approx two hours self-paced) and the 5-hour Zoom course to certify as Youth Mental Health First Aiders learn a 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources and knowledge to help a youth in crisis connect with appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

Brought to you by the Hayes Family Foundation and the Mental Health Center of Denver.

Spaces are limited. Register here.

All virtual programs have automated voice to text captioning available. If the program you are attending is hosted with Google Meet, view these instructions. To request a sign language interpreter or live captions for a program hosted on Zoom or in person, contact SignLanguageServices@denvergov.org or 720-913-8487, with a three (3) business-day notice. For other public accommodation requests/concerns related to a disability, please contact DisabilityAccess@denvergov.org.