Research shows suicide is the second leading cause of death in young adults nationwide. In response to increased deaths by suicide in counties across South Carolina, Healthy Learners is training teachers, school counselors, and community leaders in Youth Mental Health First Aid. This evidence-based training gives participants the skills to identify signs and symptoms of mental illness and/or substance use.

"This training has helped me become a better listener and to be more supportive and understanding when I see behaviors possibly stemming from symptoms of mental illness."

- Training Participant


To learn more information on our Youth Mental Health First Aid services, please contact:

Aixa Rodriguez-Mariani

Program Manager Waccamaw
Phone: 803.530.0753