Youth Mental Health First Aid

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Youth Mental Health First Aid


While registration for the March 24 session of this program is closed, there are additional session of the program available. To sign up for one of those sessions, visit Please note that the remaining sessions are not being offered in tandem with the Library and may require attendees to pay a fee.

This virtual workshop will teach adults how to help adolescents (ages 12-18) who are experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge or who are in crisis. 

Presented by Mclean County Mental Health First Aid Collaborative, the course is intended for those in regular contact with teens and introduces common mental health challenges for youth, typical adolescent development, and a 5-step action plan to help young people in crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered will include anxiety, depression, substance use, psychoses disorders, and disruptive behavior disorders.