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Steward Health Choice Arizona

1300 South Yale Street

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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Why Youth Mental Health First Aid?

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and
substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents (ages 12-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

WHO SHOULD TAKE IT
• Teachers
• School staff
• Coaches
• Camp counselors
• Youth group leaders
• Parents
• People who work with youth

WHAT IT COVERS

  • Common signs and symptoms of mental illnesses in this age group, including:
    Anxiety
    Depression
    Eating disorders
    A ttention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

• Common signs and symptoms of substance use.
• How to interact with an adolescent in crisis.
• How to connect the adolescent with help.



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