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Dr. Kimberly Arnold on Advancing Mental Health in Black Communities

February 29, 2024
Dr. Arnold is an expert in health equity and using community-engaged research to reduce health disparities experienced by Black Americans.
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6 Reasons to Attend the 2024 MHFA Summit and NatCon24

February 26, 2024
The 2024 MHFA Summit and NatCon24 will connect you with countless people from across the country, including experts in our field and sought-after speakers who will leave you feeling rejuvenated and truly inspired.
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Culturally Tailored Mental Health First Aid: A Vision of Inclusivity

February 23, 2024
In a world where mental health awareness is gaining momentum, it is crucial to ensure that everyone, regardless of their cultural background, has access to quality mental health resources.
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Black Mental Health Matters: A Resource Guide for Black History Month

February 9, 2024
As we celebrate Black History Month, we’re sharing resources to help you support your peers, friends, and communities and be an effective Mental Health First Aider, honoring individuals’ diversity.
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Creating Your Own Sustainable Mental Health First Aid Program

January 31, 2024
As an Adult/Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Instructor, you can empower your community to be the difference for those experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. Being an Instructor is immensely rewarding.
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Mental Health First Aid at Work Helps Companies Across All Industries Meet Employees’ Wellbeing Needs

January 24, 2024
The National Council for Mental Wellbeing today announced a new training program to help employers reduce the negative impact of workplace fatigue and stress among employees.
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Portrait of Seva Reilly, Mental Health First Aider

Supporting Coworkers and Community with Mental Health First Aid

January 23, 2024
For Seva Reilly, becoming a Mental Health First Aider has been a transformative tool, enabling her to support her colleagues and community.
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An Exclusive Look Into Mental Health First Aid at Work

January 19, 2024
It’s essential to create a thriving workforce with engaged employees. That’s where Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) at Work courses come in.
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The Mental Health First Aid kit helps providers support mental health in their communities.

5 Ways to Support Mental Wellbeing in 2024

January 10, 2024
January is Mental Wellness Month – the perfect time to recharge and prioritize your mental health, while encouraging others to do the same. With studies showing that almost half of adults (46.4 percent) will experience a mental health challenge during...
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