Youth Mental Health First Aid

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Upcoming Training Dates

Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • April 20th | 11:30am – 5pm
  • April 27 | 11:30am – 5pm
  • May 4 | 11:30 – 5pm
  • May 11 | 11:30 – 5pm
  • May 18 | 11:30 – 5pm
  • May 25 | 11:30 – 5pm
  • June 1 | 11:30 – 5pm
  • June 9 | 11:30 – 5pm
  • June 16 | 9am –2:30pm
  • June 23 | 11:30 – 5pm
  • June 30 | 11:30 – 5pm

Adult Mental Health First Aid

Click here to register for an adult Mental Health First Aid course.

Youth Mental Health First Aid
Identify. Understand. Respond.

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour training designed to teach adults how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.

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Earn a certification

The completion of the 8-hour course earns participants Youth Mental Health First Aider Certification through the National Council for Behavioral Health, which is valid for three years. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. Certification is ideal for parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens. Anyone is able and encouraged to take this course.

Course Format & Requirements

Once you register for a Youth Mental Health First Aid course, you will receive self-guided mandatory coursework within a few weeks of your training date that you will need to complete prior to your facilitator-led class.

One or two certified instructors lead each course and follow a national evidence-based curriculum. Classes will consist of 30 people or less and are currently being offered via Zoom.

Mental Health First Aid Participant Requirements:

  • Must be age 18 and older
  • Must have access to Zoom and a camera/microphone
  • Must commit to three hours of self-guided mandatory coursework prior to the class
  • Must commit to a five and a half hour, facilitator-led, group training course taking place by Zoom on the date you select

If you would like to coordinate a private training for your organization or group of 10-30 participants, please email [email protected].

Register Now

By signing up for this course below, you are committing to a five and a half hour, facilitator-led, group training course taking place by Zoom on the date you select, and you are confirming that you will complete the three hours of self-guided mandatory coursework (which will be sent to you by email within one week of your scheduled class date) on your own time before your group training. If you are unable to make both of these commitments, we ask that you leave this spot open for someone who can, and check back at a later time to register for a date that will work better for your schedule.

If you would like to coordinate a private training for your organization or group of 10-30 participants, please email [email protected].

Details Price Qty
April 27 Course Registration $0.00 (USD)  
May 4 Course Registration $0.00 (USD)  
May 11 Course Registration $0.00 (USD)  
May 18 Course Registration $0.00 (USD)  
May 25 Course Registration $0.00 (USD)  
June 1 Course Registration $0.00 (USD)  
June 9 Course Registration $0.00 (USD)  
June 16 Course Registration $0.00 (USD)  
June 23 Course Registration $0.00 (USD)  
June 30 Course Registration $0.00 (USD)  

Refunds and Rescheduling

There will be no refunds offered after you register for this course. If you can’t make it to the class that you registered for, please let us know at least 8 days prior to the class by emailing [email protected]. You will be able to reschedule your training within one year of your registration date.