Youth Mental Health First Aid

Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for people ages 10-34. Have you and/or your staff been trained to notice the signs and symptoms of mental health illness and how to help a young person?

PLAEA is offering a regional YMHFA training on Monday December 4, 2023 at the Pocahontas AEA office.  The training is scheduled from 8:15-3:30.  Click  HERE to register or to look for other dates and times to attend YMHFA.  A stipend is available to pay your substitute while you are out of the building taking YMHFA training

If you would like to train the entire staff at your school, contact Kim Bodholdt, MHFA Coordinator, at with available date options.