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Grundy County Health Department hosts class to better understand mental health in kids

Morris Daily Herald - 2/14/2024

Feb. 13—The Grundy County Health Department is hosting classes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Grundy County Administration Building, 1320 Union St., that will teach adults how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health issues and substance abuse in children aged 12 to 18.

The classes cost $24 to attend and help adults see the common signs and symptoms of a child facing mental health challenges.

Those who may be interested in these classes include teachers, school staff, coaches, parents, camp counselors, youth group leaders and adults who work with youth.

Common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges covered in this class include anxiety, depression, eating disorders and attention deficit hyperactive disorder. It also includes tips on handling substance abuse issues, interacting with a child in crisis, connecting the child with help, and how to deal with trauma, substance use, self care and the impact of social media and bullying.

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