Virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people.

Who should be trained?
•Teachers
•School staff
•Coaches
•Camp counselors
•Youth group leaders
•Parents
•People who work with youth

First Aiders will complete a 2-hour, self-paced online class, and then participate in a partial day instructor-led Zoom Meeting. Limited to 20 adults.

Upcoming dates:

•April 6
•April 16
•May 7
•May 19
•May 21
•June 18

Sign up for a FREE Youth MHFA Training at https://wirose.wisc.edu/community-programming/

Local trainings can also be scheduled with Danette Hopke, Washburn County Health & Well-being Educator, by calling 715-635-4446 or danette.hopke@wisc.edu