SDSU Extension will be hosting a mental health first aid virtual training on November 5 from 1 - 5 p.m. CST.
- Introduce Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) and the role of a Youth Mental Health First Aider.
- Give an overview of the prevalence and impact of mental health problems and substance use disorders in the United States.
- Increase knowledge of signs, symptoms, and possible risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems and substance use disorders.
- Decrease the stigma of mental health challenges
The training requires completion of 2 hours of self-paced online course preparation and 4 hours of virtual training with trained Youth Mental Health First Aid trainers. Once registration is complete, you will receive an email with a link to the on-line training and a link to the virtual training. The 2-hour online training needs to be completed before the virtual training.
Register using the form below. Spots are limited, so be sure to register by October 22. For more information contact Jennifer Ringkob, SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Program Advisor - Marshall & Day Counties or Samantha Dvorak, SDSU Extension Family & Community Health Associate.
The value of this course is $150. We can offer the course for $30 because of grant funding for the program. Participants who complete all components of the training (pre-work, course) will receive a hard copy of the MHFA Manual.