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Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

In-Person Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA): This is an all-day class. It is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human service workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 5-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge and/or is experiencing a mental health crisis and how to connect them to appropriate care.

The steps needed to sign up for the classes: MHFA & YMHFA



Please provide the following to the instructors:

  1. First and last name,
  2. A working email address, and
  3. A working phone number.


In return, the instructors will enroll you in the course AMHFA &/or YMHFA, and you will receive an email from (https://connect.mentalhealthfirstaid.org) Mental Health First Aid National Council outlining the following:

  1. An invite to AMHFA &/or YMHFA.
  2. A password that you must change once you log on to the AMHFA &/or YMHFA CONNECT.


Noteworthy: In-Person Training

  • Before learners can participate in the instructor-led training, they must complete the In-Person pre-test to start the class, a post-test, and an opinions quiz to receive their certificate.
  • You will have time to obtain lunch independently.



1811 King Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704, First Floor Main Conference Room #144.


April 26
9:00 am - 3:00 pm