Alyssa's Place Recovery and Resource Center
297 Central Street
S. Gardner, MA 01440
December 7th 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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**Trainings are free and open to the public. Full 8 hour attendance required for 3 -year certification.
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with
The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including ADHD), and eating disorders.
To arrange a training for your town or organization, please contact:
Christine Mowry, Project Director
508-845-6932 extension 306