Mental Health First Aid Training Nov 8 & 15
The Mental Health First Aid Training is scheduled November 8 and November 15 at the Waitsfield School. This is a free program for parents, teachers, friends, coaches, police officers, nurses, faith leaders and any other adults who make a difference in young people’s lives. Pre-registration required.
This 8- hour program is intended for adults to learn how to help young people experiencing mental health challenges or crises. It reviews the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents ages 12-18 and emphasizes the importance of early intervention. The free training program has been broken into two 4-hour sessions from 4:30-8:30 pm, on Wednesdays November 8 and November 15 at the Waitsfield Elementary School. Light supper fare will be provided. Participants should to plan to attend both parts of the training.
For more information and to register please call 802-496-4198.
Go to www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org to check out this national effort to get involved and learn more about this program.
This event is sponsored by the Mad River Valley Wellness Alliance, fostering health and wellness the Mad River Valley.