September 22, 9-5pm
Keller UMC Youth Ministries in hosting this event presented by Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance and Texas Health Behavioral Health Services. This is a free youth mental health workshop for church and community members. Youth In Crisis: How You Can Help 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 experiencing a mental health issue, addiction or personal crisis. Youth In Crisis: How You Can Help is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders and eating disorders. Workshop is limited to 19 participants so register quickly if you are interested!