Youth Mental Health First Aid - Part 2 of 2

Date:   Saturday, August 06, 2016
Time:   9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

The Alaska Training Cooperative presents:

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Friday, August 5 (1pm-5pm) AND Saturday August 6 (9am-1pm)


Description: Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8 hour public education program, intended for adults, which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

Location: Palmer State Office Building, Large Conference Room, 515 East Dahlia Ave, Palmer 99645

Cost: Free

Special Instructions: Attendees must be present BOTH days to receive certification

Register: Those who wish to attend must register through the AKTC Learning Management System (LMS). Register online for one of these trainings at

Contact: For more information, contact Wendi Shackelford at 907-264-6224 or

For more information on other AKTC sponsored trainings, visit
The AKTC is grant funded by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority through the University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Human Development.