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Youth Mental Health First Aid, 2 days training, 14 hrs (2nd and 8th Sept)

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2A Cheung Hing Industrial Building

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Youth Mental Health First Aid course is 14 hours of training over 2 days (7 hours each day). Delivered on the 2nd and 8th September 2018, you must complete all the hours.

What is Mental Health First Aid?

Mental health first aid is the help given to someone developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis resolves.

What is the Youth Mental Health First Aid course?

The Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course is based on the International MHFA Guidelines. These guidelines were developed using consensus of mental health consumers, professionals from English-speaking developed countries.

Course Content

The Youth MHFA course teaches adults how to assist adolescents who are developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.

Developing mental health problems covered:

Depression, Anxiety problems, Eating disorders, Psychosis, Substance use problems.

Mental health crises covered:

Suicidal thoughts and behaviours, Non-suicidal self-injury, Panic attacks, Traumatic events, severe psychotic states, severe effects from alcohol or other drug use, Aggressive behaviours, Intoxication and Hospitalsation.

Participants will learn about adolescent development and the signs and symptoms of these mental health problems, where and how to get help and what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective.

Course Format

This is a 14-hour course. The delivery format is flexible, usually 2 7 hour days. Or 4 3.5 hour sessions. Course participants receive a copy of the Youth MHFA Manual to keep and a Certificate of Completion. You must complete 14 hours training. Course can also be delivered in your school to a core group of staff.

Contact ymhfahk@hotmail.com for further information, or if you are interested in August course date instead.

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2A Cheung Hing Industrial Building

12P Smithfield

Kennedy Town, Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong

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