Youth Mental Health First Aid / Newcastle
DATE 9 & 10 March 2020
TIME 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Price $295 pp
Learn about adolescent development, the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems in young people, where and how to get help when a young person is developing a mental illness, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in crisis situations.
This is an education course, to learn how to give first aid to others, and is not a therapy or support group.
The 14 hour (2 day course) course covers the following topics
DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY
SUBSTANCE USE PROBLEMS
SUICIDAL THOUGHTS AND BEHAVIOURS
NON-SUICIDAL SELF-INJURY (DELIBERATE SELF-HARM)
SEVERE EFFECTS OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE
SEVERE PSYCHOTIC STATES