[220726S] Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (Las Vegas)

[220726S] Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (Las Vegas)

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Las Vegas Center for Spiritual Living

4325 N Rancho Dr, #110

Las Vegas, NV 89130

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Youth Mental Health First Aid prepares adults working with youth (ages 12-25) experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) 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) or young adult (age 19-25) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.

YMHFA 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 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 AD/HD), and eating disorders.



The Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention closely follows the latest guidance from the Center for Disease Control, as well as federal, state and local mandates. At this time, our current guidance for our in-person classes is as follows:

On the day of the class, if you have tested positive for Covid-19 within the past 5 days or are currently experiencing symptoms (e.g., sore throat, cough, body ache, hardness in breathing), please cancel your class registration and reschedule for a later date.

Masks are optional and encouraged regardless of vaccination status.

Social distancing will be possible dependent on the size of the classroom. If you require space for social distancing, please contact the event organizer and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Please bring your own pen, to avoid the need for sharing.

This free Mental Health First Aid class is fully funded by the Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention. To make a donation to support the Las Vegas Center for Spiritual Living, please visit this link.

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