Learn How to Support the Young People in Your Life
Join the more than 2.6 MILLION First Aiders who
have chosen to be the difference in
As a part of Project Thrive (sponsored by Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee and Wellpoint Care Network), Youth Mental Health First Aid will instruct teachers, caregivers and other adults who work with youth how to identify, understand and respond to the signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adolescents ages 12-18.
You’ll build the skills and confidence you need to reach out and provide initial support to young people who are struggling, as well as how to connect them to appropriate support.
AFTER THE COURSE, YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:
- Recognize common signs and symptoms of mental heath challenges, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders and attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD).
- Recognize common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges.
- Understand how to interact with a young person in crisis.
- Know how to connect a young person with help.
- Better understand trauma, substance use, self-care and the impact of social media and bullying.
Learn how to respond with the Mental Health First Aid Action Plan (ALGEE):
Assess for risk of suicide or harm.
Give reassurance and information.
Encourage appropriate professional help.
Encourage self-help and other support strategies.
Wellpoint Care Network | Franciscan Room | 8901 W. Capitol Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53222
8:40 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Refreshments and lunch will be provided.)
Please Register by September 6, 2022.