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    Youth Mental Health First Aid

    When:

    Saturday, March 3, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:

    1012 N. Highway UU, Columbia MO map...

    Description:

    A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis. You can help. You are more likely to encounter someone — friend, family member, student, neighbor, or member of the community — in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack. Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches a five-step action plan to offer initial help to young people showing signs of a mental illness or crisis, and connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social, or self-help care. Anyone can take the eight-hour Youth Mental Health First Aid course, but it is designed for adults who work with young people, between 12 and 18 years old — teachers, coaches, leaders of faith communities, social workers, and other caring citizens. Sometimes the best first aid is you. Take the course, save a life, strengthen your community.

    Registration:

    Call the Boone County MU Extension Office at 573-445-9792 or email class facilitator, Sarah Traub, at traubs@missouri.edu.

    Registration
    deadline:

    2/16/2017

    Class size:

    30

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $25.00
    This class is open to all. It is FREE for high school Juniors and Seniors and College Students.

    Facilitator:

    Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cooper County
    phone: 660-882-5661

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