OSSINING, N.Y. – A Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Course will be offered at the Ossining Public Library in April and May.
The free course is designed for adults who regularly interact with teenagers, according to a press release from Ossining Communities That Care.
The training will cover how to spot signs of a possible mental health crisis in adolescents, including eating disorders, depression, anxiety, psychosis, or substance abuse.
Registered participants can choose to either take two four-hour sessions from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, April 17, and Friday, April 24, or 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, and Saturday, May 9.
The cost of the training is covered by a PROJECT AWARE grant issued through Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES and Westchester Jewish Community Services.
For more information or to register, call Alice Joselow, Ossining Communities That Care, at 914-329-2946, or Julie Klaber, Westchester Jewish Community Services, at 914-761-0600, ext. 116.
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