First aid for young people’s mental health

Picture: Youth Live4Life
Picture: Youth Live4Life

More than 130 Year 8 Benalla students will be part of the official launch of the Benalla Live4Life program on Monday. 

The mental health and youth suicide prevention program is lead by council in conjunction with Benalla schools and organisations.

The program trains year 8 and 10 students along with teachers and parents to identify when a young person may need help and how to refer it. 

Parents of young people can attend free Youth Mental Health First Aid in April 2018.