Youth Mental Health First-Aid Course Scheduled In Ossining

OSSINING, N.Y. – A Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Course will be offered at the Ossining Public Library in April and May.

Ossining Public Library

Ossining Public Library

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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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