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MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID FOR TEENS

Teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) teaches teens in grades 10-12, or ages 15-18, how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among their friends and peers.

  • Teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) teaches teens in grades 10-12, or ages 15-18, how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among their friends and peers.
     

  • Teens will learn the skills they need to have supportive conversations with their friends and how to get help from a responsible and trusted adult. 

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Use the action plan to help a friend

LOOK for warning signs.

LISTEN UP.

ASK how they are.

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HELP them connect with an adult.

YOUR FRIENDSHIP is important.

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WHO TAKES OR TEACHES tMHFA?

  • Teens in grades 10-12 or ages 15-18.

  • High schools, organizations partnering with a high school and youth-serving organizations are eligible to teach tMHFA.

Download the Mental Health First AID one pager

MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

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Temerity Berry

Senior Prevention Specialist

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Nikki Nichols, MSW, LSW, CTP

Prevention Program Coordinator

Adult Treatment Therapist

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