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Youth Mental Health First Aid & Suicide Awareness Training

July 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

YMHFA is an 8-hour course that teaches adults how to help youth who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and various types of crises.

Topics Covered: Anxiety, Depression, Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, ADHD, Eating Disorders, Substance Use, Crisis Intervention and De-escalation, Suicide Assessment and Prevention.

​This is an interactive training that will support educators to:

– Grow their understanding of the difference between mental health challenges, disorders and illnesses, and knowledge of signs,symptoms and risk factors of mental illnesses and addictions

– Increase knowledge of interventions and supports available to young people

– Increase skills to intervene in crisis and non-crisis situations

​This training is made possible through Vermont Care Partners, Essex CHIPS, and the Center for Health and Learning.

Upcoming Dates:

March 11th & July 17th

Please Click this link to Register


July 17
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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2 Lincoln St
Essex Junction, VT 05452 US
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