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NYCS: Mental Health First Aid

June 28@9:30 am - 4:00 pm

NYCS – Newcomer Youth Connections for Success

A Workshop for Newcomer Teens

Join us for an enriching Mental Health First Aid course taught by Registered Psychotherapists designed to empower and educate! Our program will cover essential topics, including:

  • Self-care and stress management
  • Recognizing and preventing burnout
  • Setting healthy boundaries
  • Supporting friends in need and active listening skills
  • Understanding privacy and confidentiality
  • The importance of consent
  • Building self-esteem and confidence
  • Addressing common mental health diagnoses such as anxiety, depression, and eating disorders
  • Recognizing and addressing suicidal thoughts
  • Understanding the impact of drugs and self-medication
  • Combating bullying, cyberbullying and navigating social media use
  • Identifying trusted individuals to talk to

Delivery: Will be delivered online (Google Meet)

Participants will receive a certification upon completion.

Contact aneta.iliyaev@jvstoronto.org to register

Open to youth ages 14 to 18 with a permanent residents card or convention refugees.


June 28
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Toronto, Ontario Canada


Newcomer Youth Initiatives