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Course teaches how to help teens with issues
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MONROE - Youth Mental Health First Aid, a program that teaches community members how to help adolescents ages 12 through 18 who are experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge, will be offered on Wednesday, May 21. The course will be taught from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with an hour break for lunch. The 8-hour training teaches a five-step action plan for how to respond to young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations and connect them with appropriate professional, peer, or self-help care.