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February 16, 2021

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April 14, 2020

Coming Soon: Virtual Option for Mental Health First Aid

Thank you for continuing to be a champion for Mental Health First Aid! More than 2.5 million people are better…

Mental Health First Aid, News, technology
September 17, 2019

Meeting Children and Youth’s Behavioral Health Needs Where They Are…

Summer is over and a new school year is kicking off. New school supplies, reconnecting with classmates and an opportunity…

Mental Health, Mental Health First Aid, News, school, teens, Treatment...
August 14, 2019

Back to School Doesn’t Have to Mean Back to Stigma Yes

It was late one weekday. I had just gotten up from one of my long naps that characterized countless vain…

america's mental health 2018, anxiety, Depression, lisa prather, Lived Experience, Mental Health First Aid...
December 18, 2018

2018, 2019 and “Fifty Forward”

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” – Hamilton Wright Mabie As the…

Advocacy, Mental Health First Aid, News
October 18, 2018

Stepping Out of the Vacuum and Into the Community

The following post originally ran on the Mental Health First Aid Blog. We don’t provide our services in a vacuum.…

Mental Health First Aid, News
September 24, 2018

The Many Faces of Mental Illness

The following post originally ran on the Mental Health First Aid Blog. The face of mental illness can be deceptive,…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Suicide
September 21, 2018

What Comes Next? How To Find the Right Therapist

The following post originally ran on the Mental Health First Aid Blog. Mental Health First Aid teaches people how to…

Mental Health First Aid, News
September 11, 2018

National Council Partners With Boys & Girls Clubs of America… Yes

The following blog originally ran on the Mental Health First Aid Blog. The National Council for Behavioral Health is proud…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Suicide
August 13, 2018

5 Self-Help Strategies for Depression Yes

In 2016, an estimated 16.2 million adults in the United States had at least one major depressive episode – 6.7…

Be the difference, News, Self-Care
August 10, 2018

Singing to a Different Tune: How Logan Lynn Breaks Stigma…

Logan Lynn sometimes has unspeakable thoughts. The versatile artist, whose music career has spanned more than 20 years, will often…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Wellness
July 30, 2018

Starting the Conversation: Mental Health First Aid at Work

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.. – Annie Dillard The iconic designer Kate…

Mental Health First Aid, News

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