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What: Mental Health First Aid is an international, evidence-based program that teaches people to identify, understand and respond to signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use challenges. Visit  www.MentalHealthFirstAid.org for more information.

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed for adults to learn how to assist youth who are experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge or crisis. You will learn: 

  • Common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges in this age group, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders and attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD).  
  • Common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges. 
  • How to interact with a child or adolescent in crisis. 
  • How to connect the youth with help.  
  • Expanded content on trauma, substance use, self-care and the impact of social media and bullying.

 

Adult Mental Health First Aid is designed to help adults learn how to assist other adults who are experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge or crisis. You will learn:  

  • Common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges.  
  • Common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges.  
  • How to interact with a person in crisis.  
  • How to connect a person with help.  
  • Expanded content on trauma, substance use and self-care.

 

Where: The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD - 9401 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77074

 

When: Tuesday, May 10th 8:30am-4pm for Youth Mental Health First Aid (with a 30-minute lunch break)

               Friday, May 27th 8:30am-5pm for Adult Mental Health First Aid (with a 30-minute lunch break)

               NOTE: You will need to provide your own lunch. 

 

Why: To be better prepared to support and assist those in our families and communities who are in need. 

 

How: If you are interested in attending, please register using the Eventbrite links below so that we have an appropriate headcount and ensure space for everyone. 

If you do not register by using the Eventbrite links below, we cannot guarantee a space for you. 

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/311461348277   

 

Adult Mental Health First Aid

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/311469773477

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