Suicide Prevention Training

Join us for a day of suicide prevention training on Saturday, June 24. Training Day is optional and you can select which training you'd like to attend upon registration. 


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Youth mental health first aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour course designed for adults who regularly interact with young people (parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens) which focuses on how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations.

mental health first aid

Adult Mental Health First Aid program is an interactive session, which runs 8 hours, appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem. Mental Health First Aid introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact and overviews common treatments. Mental Health First Aid aims to become as common as CPR/First Aid and has the potential to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness, improve mental health literacy, and empower individuals.

Continuing Education Credits for Educators  

1 professional development credit (15 hours) is available for educators through Boise State for participation in the conference on Friday and either Mental Health First Aid or Youth Mental Health First Aid. Credit costs $65 and you must enroll directly through BSU HERE. The Speedy Foundation will be sponsoring the trainings with free manuals/supplies/instructors thanks in part to generous donations. 

Continuing Education Units for Nurses, Social workers, xxx 

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