Youth Mental Health First Aid
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Date: Mon Jul 15, 6:00 PM EDT - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Adult Training
  • Volunteers

Both session are required.  July 15th and 22nd.  This is a hybrid course.  the online component must be done in advance (2 hours) and a link will be send a week or so before the course.

Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore is pleased to announce we will be offering adult training in Youth Mental Health First Aid.  This is a blended course - with pre-work to be completed prior to the in-person sessions.


Upon completion - you'll be able to...

  • Recognize common signs and symptoms of mental health 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

We will learn the Mental Health First Aid Action Plan

            A          Assess for risk of suicide or harm

            L          Listen nonjudgmentally

            G          Give reassurance and information

            E          Encourage appropriate professional help

            E          Encourage self-help and other support strategies