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Mental Health Essentials
for Mentors

knowledge and tools for mentors,
volunteers, and staff
 

Our programs are backed by Mental Health America, The JED Foundation, National Academy of Health and Physical Literacy, and Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance

  • 1-3 hour training (based on the organizationÔÇÖs needs) for organizations who work with youth and young adults (Mentors, Youth Staff, Camp Counselors, Volunteers, etc.)
  • Mentors will learn how to identify when youth need referrals for mental health, who to refer to, how to talk about mental health, how to support the mental health of the youth involved in the organization, how to take care of their own mental health, and much more!
  • Critical need for healthy youth development
  • Delivered by experienced clinicians and educators, offered virtually or in-person
  • Evidence-based

Our Mental Health Literacy programs are evidenced-based and have impacted thousands of people in 20+ countries over the past 16+ years.

To our knowledge, MHC is the only organization that provides comprehensive programs on all 4 components of Mental Health Literacy in the U.S. They are adapted from MentalHealthLiteracy.org, the worldwide leading expert in MHL. All of our programs are inclusive, delivered by experienced clinicians and educators, and offered virtually or in-person.

What is Mental Health Literacy?

Explore the 4 components of Mental Health Literacy

Understand how to obtain and maintain good mental health
Understand and identify mental illnesses and their treatments
Decrease stigma
Enhance help-seeking efficacy

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