Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification Training

Registration is required and can be completed below. Please indicate date preference in registration. 

An 8-hour training course for adults who work with youth. The course:

  • Presents the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents
  • Builds an understanding of the importance of early intervention
  • Teaches adults how to help a youth in crisis or a youth is experiencing a mental health challenge
  • Teaches a five-step action plan to assist an adolescent in crisis or an adolescent that is experiencing the signs and symptoms of mental illness

Participants who successfully complete the 8-hour training will become a certified "Youth Mental Health First Aider".

The cost is $20.  All materials are provided.

MHA provides 8 continuing education credits for $12 in cooperation with the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board.

For information or to schedule this training for your organization please call 765.742.1800 or email Melissa at

Educators should talk with their school administrators about how Youth Mental Health First Aid can qualify for continuing education credits.