Webinar: Youth Mental Health First Aid

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Under national guidelines, only individuals over the age of 18 can attend this training.

In this FREE educational seminar, learn more about: Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack-even if you have no clinical training-Youth Mental Health First Aid allows you to assist someone experiencing a mental health-related crisis. In the course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help. After attending all 6 hours, you will be a certified Youth Mental Health First Aider.

Over the last few months, in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Council for Behavioral Health, who oversees Mental Health First Aid programming, put together a virtual Mental Health First Aid class for both the youth and adult models.

This class will be taking place on Zoom.

Below is a checklist of what is needed to fully participate in the course, please check off to ensure you have all equipment needed:

  • Access to Wifi
  • ZOOM virtual platform capability
  • Attendance, participation and attention during the entire on-line training.

Prior to the Training:
You will receive an email with information regarding the required pre-work. This will be offered online as a self-paced module and is expected to take about 2 hours to complete. In order to attend the training, the pre-work must be completed. Once this is completed, you will receive an invitation for the ZOOM meeting. This class will not be offered on demand, you must complete the pre-work prior to the start of this class in order to receive the invitation.

This course typically costs $170 per person; this course is being sponsored free to the community and sponsored fully by Hartford Hospital.

This event has required questions at registration


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