Youth Mental Health Education for Extension Series
Educating Youth and Adult Leaders: Youth Mental Health First Aid and teen Mental Health First Aid
September 14, 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST
Two mental health programs—Youth Mental Health First Aid and teen Mental Health First Aid—show evidence of effectiveness in addressing issues of youth mental health with a lens for access, equity, and belonging. Learn more about each of these programs, the evidence of effectiveness, and what you need to know about training and implementation requirements.
Kendra M. Lewis, Ph.D., CFLE
Youth & Family Resiliency State Specialist
University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension
Kea Norrell-Aitch, MA
Educator, MSU Extension
This series is brought to you by the Mental Health & Well-being Champion Group.
The Mental Health & Well-being Champion Group is part of the 4-H Access, Equity and Belonging Committee, which aims to increase the capacity of 4-H and the Cooperative Extension System to create a more inclusive organizational culture. Our champion group focuses on increasing youth development professionals’ knowledge of mental illness and challenges that youth face in order to help these professionals create safe, inclusive programming for our youth.
Monica Lobenstein, Amy Rhodes, Kea Norrell-Aitch, Kendra Lewis