Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

1 in 5 teens and young adults live with a Mental Health Condition.  64% of youth with major depression do not receive any Mental Health Treatment.  1 in 4 11th graders in Iowa have had suicidal thoughts in the past year.
Youth Mental Health First Aid teach adults who work with 12-18-year old youth the skills they need to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health issues , including Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Substance Abuse.
This course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan:  Assess for risk of suicide or harm, Listen non judgmentally, Give reassurance and information, Encourage appropriate professional help, Encourage self-help and other support strategies.
This training is FREE and includes lunch & light refreshments.  Space is limited to 30.  Register today:  https://prosper-rx.ppsi.iastate.edu/ymhfa

February 27, 2020 8:30 am
8:30 am — 4:00 pm (7h 30′)

Dickinson County ISU Extension Office