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WORKSHOP: Youth Mental Health First Aid

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Today's date is Tuesday, July 07, 2020
Youth Mental Health First Aid : For adults who work, live or care for adolescents and young people. Other events...
Learn how to assist adolescents or young people who are developing a mental illness, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.

The 14-hour Youth Mental Health First Aid Course is for adults who work, live or care for adolescents, such as school staff, parents, sports coaches, community group leaders and youth workers.

This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

Developing mental health problems covered are:

- Depression - Anxiety problems - Psychosis - Substance use problems - Eating disorders

Mental health crisis situations covered are:

- Suicidal thoughts and behaviours - Non-suicidal self-injury (sometimes called deliberate self-harm) - Panic attacks - Traumatic events - Severe effects of drug or alcohol use - Severe psychotic states - Aggressive behaviours
Speaker(s) Dr Bonnie Furzer
Location UWA Crawley Campus - Spice Seminar Room (Physics)
Contact Dr Bonnie Furzer AEP PhD <[email protected]>
URL https://www.thrivingfit.com.au/mhfa
Start Sat, 15 Jun 2019 00:00
End Sun, 16 Jun 2019 00:00
RSVP RSVP is required.
Submitted by Bjfurzer14 <[email protected]>
Last Updated Fri, 28 Jun 2019 10:25
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