Clemson University

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA Training

Who Should Attend?

Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. It is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.


What is the Course Content?

  • Introduction to common mental health challenges for youth
  • Review of typical adolescent development
  • 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations.

Topics discussed include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including ADHD), and eating disorders.

For more information, email June Jenkins (

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 8:00am to 4:00pm

University Center-Greenville 225 S. Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville, SC 29607

Event Type

Seminars, Special Events, Training and Development


College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, Youth, Family and Community Studies

Target Audience

All Audiences






Contact Name:

June Jenkins

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