Mental Health Awareness Training Project: Identifying and Responding to Youth Mental Health Needs
Mental Health Awareness Training (MHAT) Project: Identifying and Responding to Youth Mental Health Needs (IRY). IRY is a community-academic partnership that aims to increase the community’s capacity to identify mental health concerns of youth ages 12-18 and improve their access to needed supports and services.
Many family, community, and healthcare factors are related to children’s mental health. Community awareness about mental illness is important to reduce stigma.
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Mental health includes mental, emotional, and behavioral well-being.
Community awareness about mental illness is important to reduce stigma. Our goal is to increase mental health wellness by increasing the capacity of First Aiders to identify and appropriately respond to youth (ages 12-18) who may be experiencing mental health challenges and/or emotional disturbances.
Culturally Relevant Trauma Training Video
Researchers from the Center for Leadership in Disability in the Georgia State University School of Public Health have created a trauma training video module that covers the complex needs of Latinx immigrant and migratory children in Georgia. Learn More.
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175 Gwinnett Drive, Ste. 260
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
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Contact Dr. Natasha De Veauuse Brown for more information.
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75 Piedmont Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30303