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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis. You can help them.
Sign-in and breakfast will begin at 8:00 am. The training will begin promptly at 8:30 am. Breakfast, lunch, and all materials will be provided.
Participants Will Learn
5-step action plan to offer initial help to young people showing signs of a mental illness or in a crisis, and how to connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care.
This training is designed for adults who work with young people, ages 12-18, and who do NOT have a mental health background: teachers, nurses, counselors, coaches, secretaries, campus monitors, yard supervisors, registrars, lunch staff, bus drivers, and leaders of faith communities, law enforcement, parents, and other caring citizens.
Due to limited spaces available, priority registration will be given to Contra Costa participants.
Content from this training supports Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) — Priority Area: Student Engagement and School Climate
This training is sponsored by the California Department of Education (CDE), Coordinated Student Support Division, and the Contra Costa County Office or Education. This training is made possible through funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) through the “Now is the Time” Project Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education State Educational Agency (NITT-AWARE-SEA).