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Mental Health First Aid: Adults who Interact with Youth

Mental Health First Aid Adults who Interact with Youth

MHFA Adults who Interact with Youth is intended for an adult audience whose primary focus is youth (aged 14-25). In addition to the four most common disorders discussed in MHFA BASIC, this course includes instruction about eating disorders and deliberate self-injury. Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with the young people in their lives, including at schools, extra-curricular activities, social services, family, friends, and communities.

Content includes:
– mental health and mental health problems
– substance related disorders
– mood related disorders
– deliberate self injury
– anxiety and trauma related disorders
– feeding and eating disorders
– psychotic disorders

Course length: approximately 14 hours
Certification length: does not expire