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Youth Mental Health First Aid

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Marshall University Memorial Student Center, Shawkey Room (2E28)

1 John Marshall Drive

Huntington, WV 25755

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The course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder. Participants learn to support a youth developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis by applying a core five-step action plan:

 Assess for risk of suicide or harm
 Listen nonjudgmentally
 Give reassurance and information
 Encourage appropriate professional help
 Encourage self-help and other support strategies

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Marshall University Memorial Student Center, Shawkey Room (2E28)

1 John Marshall Drive

Huntington, WV 25755

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