Youth Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use disorders. The training helps you identify, understand and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses. Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help.