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September 13, 2017

Self-Injury Isn’t Always a Warning Sign for Suicide

Your close friend has been talking lately about feeling depressed. She’s spending more and more time alone at home, she’s…

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September 11, 2017

Confronting Mental Health at School: A Success Story

On her good days, Michelle was a ray of sunshine. On her not-so-good days, she was withdrawn, agitated and erratic.…

Be The Difference, Guest Commentary, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
September 8, 2017

How To #BeTheDifference in September

September is already underway and we’re continuing our focus on mental health at school as part of our #BeTheDifference campaign. Whether in…

Be The Difference, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
September 6, 2017

How to #BeTheDifference On and Off the Field

Visualize this: a college student athlete lies on a soccer field with a broken leg. Of course, she gets immediate…

Be The Difference, Guest Commentary, News, Sports
August 30, 2017

Why This New Study From Lady Gaga’s Born This Way…

In just two weeks, Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and the Benenson Strategy Group conducted over 4,000 interviews for…

Be The Difference, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
August 29, 2017

A Singapore Train Rolls Out Mental Health Awareness Campaign

All aboard! Even in transit, a commuter train is on track to break down social stigma related to mental health.…

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August 25, 2017

Changing Lives Through Mental Health First Aid Trainings

This article originally appeared in Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation’s Born Brave Blog. Read the original post here. “Thank…

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August 23, 2017

More Than Just the Baby Blues: Postpartum Depression

I knew the birth of my children would change me as a person, but I had no idea it would…

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August 22, 2017

Lyft and Uber Drivers Can Save Lives: The First Step…

Chad Farley picked up one last fare. A pretty normal night in the life of an Uber driver. But his…

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August 14, 2017

Pleas to Stop Bullying Go Unanswered with Deadly Results

“You can’t always stop a bully, but you can reach out to someone being bullied so they don’t feel so…

Be The Difference, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
August 7, 2017

How To Take Care of Your Mental Health During Back-to-School…

August is back-to-school month, and we all know what that means. The new school year means new clothes, shoes, school…

Be The Difference, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
August 1, 2017

Youth Mental Health First Aid Adds Foster Care Focus

Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. –Neil Postman “The most vulnerable of…

Be The Difference, News, Youth Mental Health