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Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings for Parents

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For parents of youth between the ages of 9-20.

The Youth Mental Health First Aid training will allow parents to: 

  1. Gain the expertise needed to support youth mental well-being, 
  2. Acquire skills to help you recognize and address common signs of mental health issues in young people
  3. Enhance your understanding of mental health challenges prevalent among diverse youth in your community, and 
  4. Effectively interact with adolescents in crisis and connect them with appropriate resources.

The FREE 5-hour virtual training will be held as part of a research study on a Saturday or Sunday between May and November from 10am to 4pm EST. You and your child will also earn up to $80 for completing surveys as part of the research study! 

Sign up here. If you have questions/concerns/errors with the survey, please reach out to Ami Patel, M.A (

Training provided by Cixin Wang, Ph.D., NCSP, Associate Professor, Licensed Psychologist, Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education in the College of Education

Sponsored by: Mental Health First Aid at National Council for Mental Wellbeing