First Aid


Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM


This program is for adults only.

The Certified Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainers are:

  • Adhara Jimenez-Banse, MSW, CCE 2Gen Resilience Educator
    Kristina Garritano Hoti, MSW

Skills gained in becoming a Youth Mental Health First Aider include:

  • Recognizing signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use challenges.
  • Differentiating between typical adolescent development/behaviors, and signs of likely mental health challenges where first aider outreach can provide crucial preventive impacts.
  • Understanding of the best ways to interact with a young person experiencing mental health or substance use challenge(s) or crisis.
  • Knowledge and comfort with connecting an at-risk youth to local professional help and community services.
  • Increased understanding of trauma, substance use, self-care, & social media usage/cyber-bullying impacts.

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Carol McLaughlin
4-H Administrative Assistant
845-344-1234 Ext.243

Last updated March 22, 2023