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BRIEF: Youth mental health first aid training

Odessa American - 7/27/2018

July 27--Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest has scheduled youth mental health first aid training from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Girl Scout Council, 901 W. Dengar Ave., Midland.

The training introduces common mental health challenges for youth, ages 12 and above, as well as a five-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Learn to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in adolescents.

Topics include anxiety, depression, substance abuse, eating disorders and more.

The cost is $25. Participants will receive a MHFA certificate and book. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, call 800-895-7390 or email


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