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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.

Participants will complete a 2-hour, self-paced online course before participating in a 4-hour, instructor-led virtual class using Zoom.  Two weeks before the class, an email will be sent with a link for access to the online course.

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 or to be wait listed for a sold-out class, please contact

Each registrant must have a unique email address.

Coursework MUST be completed 48 hours before class in order to attend the virtual 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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Virtual Class

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Friday, Oct. 15, 2021
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Friday, Apr. 29, 2022
8:30 am - 1:00 pm

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