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Get Certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid

A young person you know may be experiencing a mental health condition or crisis. Teachers, staff, parents and our entire school community can help youth get the support they need early on and maintain a high quality of life.

In just three days, learn how you can help someone in distress and get the tools to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.

You will learn about the:
  • Risk factors for youth ages 12-24
  • Signs and symptoms of common mental health and substance use conditions
  • Best practices for talking about mental health and addictions with youth
  • 5-step action plan to respond to crises
  • Local resources and where to turn for help
Choose from two sessions:
Dinner and childcare will be provided! 
This training is provided by San Mateo County Health / Behavioral Health & Recovery Services, Youth Mental Health First Aid and the San Mateo County Office of Education. 
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