JFCS presents: Youth Mental Health First Aid
Identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Develop skills to support adolescents and help connect them to the appropriate care.
Common signs and symptoms of mental illnesses in this age group:
-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
Who should attend:
• School staff
• Camp counselors
• Youth group leaders
• Anyone who works with youth
Free of charge. Registration required.