Youth Mental Health First Aid​

Upcoming Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings:

Friday, July 12th
Monday, July 22nd
Friday, August 2nd 
Monday, August 19th
Friday, September 6h
Friday, September 20th

For additional information or to sign up for a training, please contact Kimberley Hargrove at

Prior to the instructor-led class, all participants must complete course pre-work that can be accomplished online. If you are signed up for a course, you will receive an email with links to the pre-work, a link to the pre-test, and how to access the course online. 

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)

These classes are designed to teach parents, mentors, teachers, coaches, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help adolescents (age 12-18) who are experiencing mental health, addiction, or are in crisis. Anyone interested can sign up for a one-day training session.

The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders. Each year, thousands of people are trained to provide CPR first aid, so we encourage everyone to be ready for a possible mental health crisis and connect those struggling with mental health with the help they all deserve.

For more information about our other programs that serve youth mental health, please visit our Signs of Suicide and Family Counseling pages.

Trainings available in Spanish! 

Group Trainings

Interested in a group training? We offer flexible dates and times to facilitate group trainings at your location. Contact Kimberley Hargrove for more information:

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