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Registration Deadline Extended! Youth Mental Health & First Aid

We're thrilled to announce that Eastport UMC has been chosen to offer free Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) training thanks to a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Why is this important?

Young people today face unique challenges that can impact their mental well-being. By equipping ourselves with the knowledge and skills to identify and respond to these challenges, we can create a more supportive and understanding community for our youth.

What is YMHFA?

This 8-hour course covers:

Typical adolescent development (ages 12-18)

Common mental health challenges faced by youth

A 5-step action plan for assisting youth in crisis and non-crisis situations

Local resources available to help

Who should attend?

This training is valuable for anyone who interacts with youth, including:

Parents and caregivers

Teachers and school staff

Youth leaders and mentors

**Community members

When and where?

Dates: Two-part session on April 14th and 21st

Time: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: Eastport United Methodist Church

Register Today!

Space is limited, so please RSVP ASAP by completing the attached registration form:

We encourage you to take advantage of this free opportunity to learn valuable skills and make a difference in the lives of young people in our community.

Together, we can create a brighter future for our youth!


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