Mental Health Literacy
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Mental Health Literacy
Presented by: Various Alberta Health Services Speakers
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday, November 02, 2021 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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About the Session:

Approximately 1 in 5 youth worldwide will experience a mental illness before they turn 25. Many will experience significant and substantial life challenges that may require help. This makes adolescence a critical time for mental health promotion, prevention, early identification, and intervention. Not addressing these issues early and effectively may lead to negative short and long term outcomes. Evidence-based mental health literacy is a scientifically-established effective foundation for all mental health improvements.

Part 1

  1. Introduction to Mental Health Literacy
  2. Role of a Go-To Educator 
  3. Understanding Mental Health and Mental Illness
  4. Identifying Youth Who May Be Struggling
  5. What to Know About Treatment 
  6. Boosting Our Own Mental Health 

Part 2

  1. Stigma: Impact and how to mitigate it
  2. A Review of the most common Mental Health Disorders 
  3. How Educators can best support students
  4. Partnering with Parents
  5. Resources for Further Learning 
About the Presenter(s):
Various Alberta Health Services Speakers
Catering is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment.
Photography Release:
This is a public event with the likeliness of photo/video throughout the day. By attending, participants understand they may be captured in photo or video for future presentations or promotional material development. Please see conference hosts if you prefer to not be photographed.

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This session will be recorded and available to all registrants after the session occurs.

Alberta Health Services
Community Health