Teen Mental Health First Aid

Teen Mental Health First Aid, or tMHFA, is an evidence-based training program for students in grades 10-12 that teaches the skills to recognize and aid their peers experiencing mental health and substance use challenges and crises, including how to quickly get the help of an adult. The Maya Gold Foundation believes the teen Mental Health First Aid training is an invaluable resource for teens, especially during these difficult times. We are currently able to offer this training to high schools and youth groups at no-cost thanks to our partnership with HealthAlliance Hospitals and Westchester Medical Center health Network. Contact us to schedule an introductory program overview meeting.

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Join the Youth Action Team

The Youth Action Team is a group of teens that offers guidance and insight to our full Board. Team members meet with a Board liaison throughout the year to assist in planning and implementing events and programs, offering feedback to the Foundation, and generating ideas for new initiatives. The Youth Action Team offers youth the opportunity to lead and to participate and grow through service. Students in grades eight through twelve from New Paltz and the surrounding areas are eligible to apply. We seek a diverse Action Team and encourage all interested young people to apply.

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We are a community funded and supported organization, and rely on volunteers to implement programs and projects. We would love to have your participation! Click "Read More" to access our volunteer page.

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