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NEW YMHFA INSTRUCTORS FOR MCPS

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Montgomery County is proud to announce that we have 6 new instructors for Youth Mental Health First Aid and are excited to continue our efforts in training ALL MCPS STAFF MEMBERS.

Rachel Munson/CPS School Counselor, Paige Walters/SAP Coordinator, Amy Stevens/BHS Teacher, Heather Vaught/SAP Coordinator, Jen Baldwin VTSS Coordinator/Project AWARE Manager, Bethany Webb/Prevention Staff for NRVCS


How Many First-Aiders Have Been Trained So Far?
We have worked hard to train over 300 staff and community members, and we are only in year 3 of the grant. Our goal is to train at least 150 per grant year, which runs from October through September.


Helpful Resources

Coping with Death: https://cmhc.utexas.edu/bethatone/friendscopingsuicide.html

                                      http://www.sptsusa.org/parents/when-a-childs-friend-dies-by-suicide/


Anxiety and Depression: What Students with Anxiety Want Teachers to Know    

             Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Trauma Informed Care Resources: