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Youth Mental Health First Aid: Virtual

Learn to assist a young person, from 12 to 18 years, who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis.  In this updated and virtual format,  participants will complete a 2-hour, self-paced online course before participating in a 4-hour, instructor-led class using Zoom.  Youth Mental Health First Aid is recommended for adults who interact with youth including teachers, coaches, faith leaders, parents, school staff, and caring citizens. Course includes a digital manual.  If you have any questions, please contact

Each registrant must have a unique email address.

Registration will be taken until one week before class.

Additional Resources: The following links offer information and resources for helping others through the coronavirus crisis as well as suggestions for taking care of your own mental wellbeing.

* Mental Health First Aid

* Children's Mental Health Matters

* Howard County Bureau of Behavioral Health

* Howard County Local Health Improvement Coalition: Behavioral Health

* Grassroots

* Emotional Support Human

* Maryland Crisis Chat

* Howard County Autism Society Coronavirus Resources

* Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Covid 19 Resources

To assist an adult in crisis, consider registering for Mental Health First Aid.

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Upcoming Sessions

Zoom Videoconferencing

Friday, Oct. 23, 2020
8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Virtual Class

Friday, Apr. 16, 2021
8:30 am - 1:00 pm

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