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Youth Mental Health First Aid

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Baltimore Child Abuse Center

2300 North Charles Street

1st Floor Conference Room

Baltimore, MD 21218

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Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8 hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care. 8 CEU’s.

Must be at least 18 or older to participate. The course will be facilitated over the course of two, four-hour days (9:30 AM - 2 PM on both Tuesday, October 24th and Wednesday, October 25th). This course is valued at $170. Thanks to the MD - Aware grant, participants may attend at no charge.

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Baltimore Child Abuse Center

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