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BRIEF: Youth mental health training in Wood County

Blade - 5/15/2017

May 15--Wood County Educational Service Center is hosting a youth mental health event in response to the popular and controversial Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, which depicts teen suicide. Set for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 31,the eight-hour class is designed for parents, teachers, or others who work with youths to learn how to identify the signs and symptoms of mental illness in young people ages 12-18.

The class will cover topics such as anxiety, depression, and substance abuse. It will also discuss how to respond to crisis situations, self-injury, and suicidal thoughts.

The program, at 1867 N. Research Drive, Bowling Green, is free but the class is capped at 30 participants. Registration is required.

Call Angela Patchen at 419-354-9010 to register or for more information.

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