This course will help ABE teachers and volunteers understand mental health disorders common to the adult population. Learn to reduce the stigma of mental illness by understanding what it is like and how common it is.  Find out how to make it more comfortable to talk about mental illness, including what to say and do when students disclose mental illness.  Gain useful information about stress, how it impacts mental health, learn mental wellness strategies, including how to find work-life balance.

This workshop is intended to address the re-licensure area for Understanding Key Warning Signs of Early Onset Mental Illness in Adolescents and Adults. 

3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).