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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

April 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

THE TOWN OF BROOKHAVEN YOUTH BUREAU IS PROUD TO PRESENT

What is Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

What is Youth Mental Health First Aid?

* A public education program focused on equipping
adults who work with youth (ages 12-18) who
may be experiencing a mental health challenge or
in a crisis.

You will Learn:
* Risk factors & warning signs of different mental health
challenges common among adolescents

* A 5 step action plan to support an adolescent developing
signs and symptoms of mental illness or in an emotional
crisis

* Asses for risk of suicide or self-harm

* Listen nonjudgmentally

* Give reassurance and information

* Encourage appropriate professional help

* Encourage self-help and other support strategies

If you are interested in increasing your skills to better service the people
you care for…

This will help anyone provide support to a person with a mental health problem or someone experiencing a crisis until professional treatment is obtained or until the crisis is resolved.

When?
April 23, 2019
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Where?
Brookhaven Town Hall
2nd Floor, Media Room
1 Independence Hill
Farmingville, NY 11738

Breakfast to be provided. Café on site available for lunch.
RSVP by April 16, 2019 to (631) 451-8011. Seating is limited.
Program made possible by Association for Mental Health & Wellness

Details

Date:
April 23
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Venue

Brookhaven Town Hall
1 Independence Hill
Farmingville , NY 11738 United States
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