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Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • Adams County Human Services Building 11860 North Pecos Street Westminster, CO, 80234 United States (map)

Join us for a day long training at the Adams County Human Services Building on Youth Mental Health First Aid. This is an 8-hour interactive course (lunch will be provided) that

-Presents an overview of mental illness and substance use disorders in the U.S.
-Introduces risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems
-Builds understanding of their impact
-Overviews common treatment
-Equips members of the public with the skills needed to help someone developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis

Topics Covered:
-Depression and mood disorders
-Anxiety Disorders
-Trauma
-Psychosis
-Substance use disorders

This training will be held with CASA of Adams and Broomfield Counties and Denver CASA. All programs participation will be capped at 10 attendees. To reserve your spot, email Dana at dana@vfccasa.org.