Upcoming Training Sessions
DATE | TBD
TIME | TBD
COST | FREE
Training costs are being paid for by Community Mental Health of Central Michigan.
- Harrison Campus, Technical Education Center
- Room 129
Why Youth Mental Health First Aid?
Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders among children and adolescents ages 12-18. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.
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50% of all mental illnesses begin by age 14, 75% by the mid-20s.
- Archives of General Psychiatry
1 in 5 teens and young adults lives with a mental health condition.
- National Alliance for Mental Illness
10.2% of youth will be diagnosed with a substance use disorder in their lifetime.
- Youth Mental Health First Aid
Who Should Take it
What it Covers
The course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan
other support strategies