Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
Youth Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking prevention program. The course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges that are common among adolescents and young adults. YMHFA is implemented around the U.S. and the world. Research has shown that the training enhances behavioral health literacy, reduces stigma, increases knowledge of professional and self-help resources, increases participants' confidence helping in a crisis situation, and improves behavioral health of participants. Although the course cost is covered by Aurora Mental Health Center and of no charge to you, a fee of $20.00 (cash or check) is due at the beginning of the class to cover the cost of the MHFA book.
1298 Peoria Street , Garden Level