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Youth Mental Health First Aid for Indiana School Safety Specialists

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Avon Middle School North

1251 Dan Jones Road

Avon, IN 46123

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Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach how to help an adolescent who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge.

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Join us for a FREE training event in Youth Mental Health First Aid for Indiana School Safety Specialists. This training is provided by the Great Lakes Mental Health Technology Transfer Center and Prevention Insights in partnership with the Indiana Department of Education.

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. 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.

Avon Middle School North

1251 Dan Jones Road

Avon, IN 46123

Attendees will be able to access the building through door 8. Parking will be available in the north parking lot.

**Lunch will not be provided.

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