Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (YMHFA)

Benefiting: Hope For The Day
Jul 15
Hosted by:Hope For The Day
When:
July 15, 2017 at 9:00am to
July 15, 2017 at 5:00pm
Where:
Downers Grove Public Library map 1050 Curtiss St Downers Grove, IL 60515
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WHO:            Hosted by HOPE FOR THE DAY and Ben's Memorial Mile  

WHAT:          Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification (YMHFA) 

WHEN:          Saturday, July 15th 9am-5pm 

WHERE:       Downers Grove Public Library 

ADDRESS: 1050 Curtiss St, Downers Grove, IL 60515

WHY:             Mental health challenges – such as depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance use – are shockingly common in the United States.  In fact, more than one in five American adults will have a mental health problem in any given year.  The National Council for Behavioral Health certifies individuals throughout the nation, including HOPE FOR THE DAY, to provide Mental Health First Aid courses to prepare their communities with the knowledge and skills to help individuals who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.  Identified on SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices, the training helps the public better identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses.  For more information on Mental Health First Aid, visit www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org.

Fore More Information About Hope for the Day visit www.hftd.org

 


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