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Help for mental health

Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 1:45 pm

Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board is offering a number of classes in Youth and Adult Mental Health First Aid Training this Spring.

The training is designed to teach parents, caregivers, family members and anyone else concerned how to help adolescents dealing with mental health or addiction issues.  The upcoming classes discuss typical adolescent development, common mental health challenges and how to help young people deal with them.

A five-step plan is taught for crisis and non-crisis situations. Multiple topics include depression, anxiety, substance abuse, disruptive behaviors, eating disorders among others.

For the full article, pick up the latest Northern Neck News 3/13/19