Mental Health First Aid

Our community has witnessed a 20% increase in suicide attempts in children between the ages of 10 and 19. To combat this, CISDR will provide training to help our community identify risk indicators, connect to resources, and save a young person’s life.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is the evidence-based intervention training designed to help adults identify, react to and support a child (age 10-18) experiencing a mental health or addiction issues or is in active crisis. The course introduces common mental health challenges, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan on how to intervene. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance abuse, disorders inclusive of psychosis indicators, disruptive behavior disorders, and eating disorders.

This is an 8 hour certificate course, covered in two 4 hour sessions.

Trainer: Dr Judith Allen
February 27th, 12-4pm
February 28th, 9-1pm
$40 – training material, manual

Use the link below to register. CISDR Staff, please contact us directly to register.