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Youth Mental Health First Aid – LaGrange

September 16, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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 young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan to help young people in crisis and non-crisis situations.

Topics covered include:
Anxiety
Depression
Substance use
Disorders in which psychosis may occur
Disruptive behavior disorders (including ADHD)
Eating disorders

Date: 09/16/2023

Time: 9 AM – 4 PM

Location: LaGrange Community Wellness Center

Cost for Class: Free

CEUS/CPDUS Available: Yes, Free

Due to the new Mental Health First Aid system “Connect,” all participants are required to be pre-enrolled for the class.

REGISTER HERE

This FREE class is made possible due to a grant from the Community Memorial Foundation and its partners, the Rotary Club of La Grange, Mental Health Association of DuPage County Fund of The DuPage Community Foundation, Illinois Children’s Health Foundation and the Lyons and Proviso Township Mental Health Commissions.
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Details

Date:
September 16, 2023
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Organizer

NAMI DuPage
Phone
(630) 752-0066
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Venue

Community Wellness Center
4731 Willow Springs Rd.
La Grange, IL 60525 United States
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