Skip to main content
Find a DoctorGet Care Now
Skip to main content
Search

Contrast

Contact

Share

Donate

MyChart

Help

Westerly Hospital offers two new sessions for youth mental health first aid certification training

Monday, January 22, 2018

WESTERLY, RHODE ISLAND, January 22, 2018 – Westerly Hospital, in partnership with the Washington County Coalition for Children, will be offering two new two-part sessions of a certification training course on youth mental health first aid. Both sessions will be held in Westerly Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center.
  • Saturday, January 27 and February 3, from 8:00 am until 12:30 pm. This session will be facilitated by Dr. Robert Harrison.
  • Thursday, February 15 and Thursday, February 22, from 8:00 am until 12:30 pm. This session will be facilitated by Scott Mueller, MSW and Lori Duffy, LICSW.
Both sessions are free and open to the public but space is limited. To register for either session, contact Donna Greene at [email protected] or call 401-788-2371.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is a mental health literacy program designed to teach adults a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to young people facing mental health challenges or in crisis situations as well as connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social, or self-care they need.

This free course is ideally designed for adults who work with young people, ages 12-18 — teachers, coaches, leaders of faith communities, police officers, youth group leaders, parents, and other caring citizens. The interactive curriculum teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorders.

Similar Articles

2/20/2024

Yale New Haven Health announces Pamela Sutton-Wallace as the new president of Yale New Haven Health

New Haven, CT (February 20, 2024) – Yale New Haven Health today announced that Pamela Sutton-Wallace has been promoted to president of Yale New Haven Health.

2/5/2024

Yale New Haven Health receives Transcatheter Valve Certification

New Haven, CT (February 5, 2024) – Yale New Haven Health’s (YNHHS) Heart and Vascular Center is the first and only health system in Connecticut to receive Transcatheter Valve Certification by the American College of Cardiology (ACC).

1/19/2024

Castle Connolly places 391 Yale New Haven Health physicians on 2024 Top Doctors list

New Haven, CT (Jan. 19, 2024) – Castle Connolly has named 391 Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) medical staff members to its 2024 Top Doctors list.