May is Mental Health Month Programming

FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Tuesdays, May 1 and 8, 2017 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM

Henry & Miriam Kramer Library at Jacksonville Jewish Center

Registration Required: Contact Nancy Davis at [email protected] or 904-268-4200


FREE Training (worth $130 per person), receive a three year certification in Youth Mental Health First Aid Provided by Mental Health America through the Project AWARE Grant. Mental Health First Aid is the initial help offered to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate treatment and support are received or until the crisis resolves.

What Participants Learn:

  • Risk factors and warning signs of mental health concerns
  • Information on depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis and substance use
  • A 5-step action plan to help someone developing a mental health concern or in crisis
  • Available evidence-based professional, peer and self-help resources
  • Prevalence of mental health problems
  • Signs and symptoms of depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance use disorders
  • Crisis first aid for:
    • Traumatic events
    • Acute psychosis
    • Overdose and withdrawal
    • Suicidal thoughts and behaviors
    • Panic attacks

For more information on YMHFA, contact, Jill Hill, Project AWARE-C Program Coordinator at [email protected] 

Additional May is Mental Health Month Programming

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