Presenters: Kelley Edwards, YAM Program Manager with MSU, and Brenda Richey, YAM instructor, MSU Extension Flathead Reservation Ag/4-H agent

Program Overview: Youth Aware of Mental Health, or YAM is a school-based program for young people ages 13-17 in which they learn about thier mental health.  Students actively engage with the topic of mental health through role-play and student-led discussions.  YAM has beeen conducted with more than 60,000 teenagers in 16 countries, and more that 800 people have been trainied as YAM instructors worldwide.

Target Audience:  Adololescents ages 13-17

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