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December 27, 2018

How to Help Someone With Anxiety

You’ve probably been anxious at one time or another. Most of us have. But more people experience intense anxiety than…

Anxiety, Mental Health First Aid, News
December 4, 2018

How to Help Someone Who is Having a Panic Attack

Six million American adults have panic disorder, meaning they experience repeated episodes of intense fear called panic attacks. Even people…

Anxiety, Mental Health First Aid, News
August 28, 2018

The Many Faces of Mental Illness

The face of mental illness can be deceptive, hidden behind big smiles, wide eyes and exuberant expressions forced into place…

Anxiety, Men, News, Suicide
July 16, 2018

4 Self-Care Tips for How to Deal with Anxiety Yes

Anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million adults each year.…

Anxiety, Be The Difference, News, Self-Care
June 22, 2018

3 Tips for Talking – and Listening – to Your…

This piece was originally published on Read it here. The teenage years are a time of gaining independence and…

Anxiety, Guest Commentary, News, Youth Mental Health
June 8, 2018

Stress vs. Anxiety – Knowing the Difference Is Critical to…

Most people experience stress and anxiety at some point in their lives. Depending on the level of severity, they can…

Anxiety, News
May 17, 2018

Anxiety: What to Know and Look For

When I think back to college, it was a time when my days were filled with classes, Friday night football…

Anxiety, Be The Difference, News
September 21, 2017

ALGEE In Action: Helping a Friend In Need

I never expected to put the things I learned from Mental Health First Aid to use so soon. As a…

Anxiety, Be The Difference, Depression, Guest Commentary, News
July 12, 2017

Coming Clean About Mental Health at Work

My workplace is understanding about mental health challenges. My recent viral Tweet showing my CEO’s amazing response to my request…

Anxiety, Be The Difference, Depression, Guest Commentary, News
July 11, 2017

Chronic Pain, Mental Health and Opioid Prescriptions: A Juggling Act

Sales of prescription opioids in the U.S. nearly quadrupled from 1999 to 2014, with more than half prescribed to adults…

Anxiety, Depression, News, Substance Use
May 30, 2017

Working With Stigma

It’s tough working in the service industry. Uncompromising employers, workplace harassment and poor communication all too often affect worker’s sense…

Anxiety, Be The Difference, News
May 29, 2017

Hidden Anxieties of Teaching

Arduous and challenging are the two words Nicola Louise uses to describe the teaching profession. But when she returned to…

Anxiety, Be The Difference, Schools