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🏠 Youth Mental Health First Aid for Parents and Anyone Working/Living With Teens

December 7, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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The Reading Coalition for Prevention & Support invites adults to participate in a special course.
Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among children and adolescents ages 12-18. The course will teach you how to apply the MHFA Action Plan including: Assess for risk of suicide or harm, Listen nonjudgmentally, Give reassurance and information, Encourage appropriate professional help and Encourage self-help and other support strategies.
The instructors, Erica McNamara & Krystal Mellonakos-Garay, are credentialled through the National Council on Mental Wellbeing for Mental Health First Aid USA. Join us for all 4 sessions to become certified as a first aider on November 9, 16, 30 and December 7 from 6-8 pm at the Reading Public Library.
Registration is required and spaces limited. Attending all 4 sessions is required for participation in this workshop. Visit the library event page (link below) to register.

Venue

Reading Public Library
64 Middlesex Ave
Reading, MA 01867 United States
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Phone
781-944-0840
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