Spring 2023 graduates from Crawfordsville, North Montgomery, and South Montgomery included: Lore Apple, Amy Bales, Jaclyn Baxter, Jordan Chandler, Laura Duncan, Kirstie McClamroch, Lesley Lashley, Nathan Mason, Kaylynn Keedy Ranspach. Alicia Smith, Mary Scheidler, Mallory Tucker, Marci Welliever,,Carrie Woolwine. Cameron Cole of the Youth Service Bureau also completed the training.
Youth Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based course that teaches adult participants:
How to help a youth (elementary-age through high school-age) who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
Signs and symptoms for a variety of mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, substance use, trauma, and deliberate self-injury.
Awareness and understanding of the impact mental health and substance use stigma can have.
How to assist those in need to get help from a health professional.
Youth Mental Health First Aid training includes:
* Similar to becoming certified in CPR, there is a requirement that to be certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid, participants will attend and participate in all course content and activities.
SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are funded locally. Please do not contact the instructors about scholarships. Please contact email@example.com about scholarships.
VMHMC Board President, Denise Booher Walker at 765-275-2689 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MHFA co-chair, Chasity Surface - HHSB, can be reached at 765-401-1922.