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4 Reasons to Become a Mental Health First Aid Instructor

October 4, 2022
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 65% of employees say they are rethinking the place that work should have in their lives, and 56% say they want to contribute more to society. Additionally, 31% of the 4.3 million Americans who quit...
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Living My Values

October 3, 2022
As a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) trainer who is on the road and in virtual training spaces regularly, I am one who talks about the importance of centering wellbeing and self-care often. Like many in my courses, work and...
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Supporting a Loved One During National Recovery Month with Mental Health First Aid

September 26, 2022
September marks National Recovery Month, an annual observance to promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the emergence of a strong and proud recovery community and the dedication of service providers and community members across the nation who...
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Beyond the Classroom: How Mental Health First Aid Helps Your Professional Development

September 20, 2022
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is more than a vital awareness and education training. It’s also a great avenue for professional development. Employees who pursue professional development in their careers reap benefits like higher job satisfaction and productivity β€” in...
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Suicide Prevention Month: A Resource Guide

September 14, 2022
In 2020, nearly 46,000 people in the U.S. died by suicide β€” an average of one person every 11 minutes β€” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Suicide is the second leading cause of death among...
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Fentanyl Overdoses Spike, Mental Health First Aid Can Help You Respond

September 6, 2022
In June, two Ohio State University students died after taking what they believed to be Adderall, a prescription stimulant that is frequently misused by college students, but was actually the synthetic opioid fentanyl. The students were not alone. Accidental fentanyl...
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