Youth Mental Health First Aid for ACS Professional & Paraprofessional Perso...

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Thank you for your interest in Mental Health First Aid. ACS Family Home give Mental Heath First Aid training the third Wednesday of the month. Please contact us at homecareinquiries@acs.nyc.gov for more information.

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ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN'S SERVICES

150 William Street - 19th Floor

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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 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.

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