Thank you for your interest in becoming a Youth Mental Health First Aider. The Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) course in an 8-hour course. The YMHFA Course is offered as a one day 8 hour session, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You must complete the entire 8-hour class for which you register to become a certified Youth Mental Health First Aider. Classes will be held at Rockdale Career Academy (RCA), Media Center, 1064 Culpepper Drive, Conyers, GA 30094 or RCPS Board Room, 954 North Main Street, Conyers, GA 30012.
Through funding from HealthTRUST Rockdale, the grant-making arm of the Hospital Authority of Rockdale County is able to provide this training at no cost to youth-serving adults in Rockdale County. Mental Health First Aid is included on SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP).