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- September 20, 2017
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YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID
is a groundbreaking public education program

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid 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 mostly importantly, teaches individuals how to help a youth in crisis or experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge.
  • Mental Health First Aid is offered in the form of an interactive 8-hour course
  • Those who take the 8-hour course to certify as Youth Mental Health First Aiders learn a 5-step action plan to support an adolescent developing signs and symptoms of mental illness or in an emotional crisis.
  • The course is designed for adults whom regularly interact with adolescents, but may also be appropriate for older adolescents (16 and older) so as to encourage youth peer-to-peer interaction. This class is not specifically designed for parents of youth with mental health challenges (although parents & families may find the course content useful).
  • Cost is $35 for the full day course - training materials, lunch, and snacks are included.
  • Course schedule is as follows:
    Date Location Time
    March 9, 2017 St. George Office
    474 West 200 North, Rm #206 (2nd Floor) St. George, UT
    9am - 5pm
    June 8, 2017 Cedar City Office
    245 East 680 South (Conf. Rooms B/C) Cedar City, UT
    9am - 5pm

If you have a minimum of ten employees/persons who are interested in being trained in Mental Health First Aid, our trainer will come to your facility to conduct the training at a day and time that is convenient for you (based on trainer availability).

For more information or to register for an Youth Mental Health First Aid training, please contact: Mona Griffin (435) 634-5638 or email mgriffin@sbhcutah.org

ADULT MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID
is a groundbreaking public education program

  • Mental Health First Aid is offered in the form of an interactive 8-hour course that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
  • Those who take the 8-hour course to certify as Mental Health First Aiders learn a 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources, and knowledge to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care. The 8-hour Mental Health First Aid USA course has benefited a variety of audiences and key professions, including hospitals, employers and business leaders, faith communities, school personnel, police and corrections staff, and nursing homes.
  • Cost is $35 for the full day course - training materials, lunch, and snacks are included.
  • Course schedule for Washington & Iron Counties is as follows:
    Date Location Time
    January 26, 2017 St. George Office
    474 West 200 North, Rm #206 (2nd Floor) St. George, UT
    9am - 5pm
    February 9, 2017 Cedar City Office
    245 East 680 South (Conf. Rooms B/C) Cedar City, UT
    9am - 5pm
    April 21, 2017 St. George Office
    474 West 200 North, Rm #206 (2nd Floor) St. George, UT
    9am - 5pm
    May 12, 2017 Cedar City Office
    245 East 680 South (Conf. Rooms B/C) Cedar City, UT
    9am - 5pm
    September 14, 2017 St. George Office
    474 West 200 North, Rm #206 (2nd Floor) St. George, UT
    9am - 5pm


If you have a minimum of ten employees/persons who are interested in being trained in Mental Health First Aid, our trainer will come to your facility to conduct the training at a day and time that is convenient for you (based on trainer availability).

For more information or to register for an Adult Mental Health First Aid training, please contact: Mona Griffin (435) 634-5638 or email mgriffin@sbhcutah.org

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Did you know that...

There is a suicide in Utah every 16 hours.
Utah ranks in the top five in the nation for completed suicides and #1 in the nation for suicidal thoughts.
Suicide is third leading cause of death for youth ages 10-14.
The majority of those individuals who died by suicide showed the warning signs to family and friends.
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In less than two hours, you can learn skills on how to Question, Persuade, and Refer to help prevent suicide.
A certified QPR instructor can come to your home or business to conduct a free QPR training (minimum of five people).
For more information, contact:
  • Mona Griffin at Southwest Behavioral Health Center:
    Phone: (435) 634-5638 E-mail: mgriffin@sbhcutah.org
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