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Recognizing and reacting to Mental Health Challenges in Adolescents and Young Adults
Patron Awareness and Teen
How can we help our teens and tweens when they are struggling? Come to this webinar to find out what we should be aware of and what we can do.
Participants will become familiar with the signs and symptoms of depression, anxiety, and substance use disorders
Participants will learn an action plan to respond to mental health and suicidal crises
Participants will learn how intervene early during the development of a mental health problem to decrease the severity of the impact of the illness
Jeremy Streem is an award winning MHFA instructor within the Ohio Army National Guard and the Northeast Ohio VA Medical Center. Jeremy also provides MHFA training to communities at large with the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation. Jeremy has been a member of the Ohio Army National Guard for over 22 years, including 1 deployment, achieving the rank of Sergeant First Class and specializing in supporting other Soldiers in need. Jeremy is also a Master Resilience Trainer, certified through the University of Pennsylvania, and has taught Resilience and Effective Communication strategies to over 2,500 Soldiers as well as the general public. SFC Streem's military experience and education allows him to teach MHFA within the VA, Ohio National Guard, and local communities, providing a Veteran's perspective to the unique challenges of supporting and caring for our military population. Jeremy was recognized by the National Council for Behavioral Health as one of the Top Veterans Mental Health First Aid Instructors for both 2018 and 2019, as well as the Top Mental Health First Aid instructor in the State of Ohio in 2019.