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Youth MHFA at Friends Hospital

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Friends Hospital

4641 Roosevelt Boulevard

Scattergood Building

Philadelphia, PA 19124

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Learn the warning signs and how YOU can help! 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 youth who are experiencing mental health or addiction challenges or crises. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. 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.

Training Date and Time: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 from 8:30am – 5:00pm

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4641 Roosevelt Boulevard

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Philadelphia, PA 19124

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