Duration: 4 sessions, 1.5 hours per session
Group Size: Maximum 25
Age Group: 14 – 18

This program will certify youth as a Mental Health First Responder. Separated into four sections, youth will learn about mental health, mental illness, coping strategies, positive self talk, communication skills, caring for yourself in crisis, assisting others in crisis and empowerment.

This program includes hands on and take home resources. Practicing mindfulness, using a safety plan, de-escalating a panic attack, and learning about community resources to support mental health concerns.

Session 1
Mental Health Basics

Session 2
Communicating about mental health and emotions

Session 3
Caring for Yourself

Session 4
Helping Others