FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid Offered

Healthy Minds for Lincoln County is pleased to announce that the Tomahawk School District will be hosting FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid this November.

Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • November 27 and 28, 4:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Tomahawk Library Media Center, Room 201
  • 1048 East King Road (Door #6), Tomahawk, WI 54487
  • Instructor: Christine Peterson, M.S.E. Ed.S., Tomahawk School Psychologist

* This is a two-day class. Participants should plan on attending both days.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based program that teaches individuals how to help adolescents who are experiencing a mental health or substance abuse issue, or in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid participants will gain knowledge of common mental health challenges for youth and learn strategies to help youth in both crisis and non-crisis situations. “I am excited to offer this training to the community,” states Christine Peterson, Tomahawk School Psychologist.

The training is free and open to individuals that live or work in Lincoln County. Space is limited to 30 participants. Must be 18 years old to participate. Dinner will be provided. To register contact Christine Peterson at 715-453-2126 extension:146 or petersonc@tomahawk.k12.wi.us. A special thank you to the Tomahawk School District for hosting this program and Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital for their financial support. To learn more about Youth Mental Health First Aid visit: https://bit.ly/2BBycMJ.

Healthy Minds for Lincoln County is a part of Healthy People Lincoln County, a collaborative that strives to promote partnerships within the community to improve health through advocacy, prevention and implementation of best practices. To learn more about Healthy Minds for Lincoln County contact Kristin Bath at 715-539-1373 or kbath@co.lincoln.wi.us or Debbie Moellendorf at 715-539-1077 or deborah.moellendorf@ces.uwex.edu

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