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Youth Mental Health Awareness Training (YMHAT)

The Department of Education has established an evidence-based youth mental health awareness and assistance training program to help school personnel identify and understand the signs of emotional disturbance, mental illness and substance use disorders and provide such personnel with the skills to help a person who is developing or experiencing an emotional disturbance, mental health or substance use problem.

State Laws

Section 1012.584, F.S.


Dr. Curtis Williams
Program Director
YMHAT Administration Project