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October 10, 2017

Good Health Is Good Business: World Mental Health Day 2017

“The health of business depends on the health of workers.” –– Maria P. Neira, Director, WHO Department of Public Health…

Be The Difference, News, Workplace
October 3, 2017

Why Mental Health Training is So Important for Law Enforcement

Charleena Lyles. Alfred Olango. James Hall. These are only three out of the countless people with mental illness who have…

Be The Difference, Criminal Justice, News, Public Safety
October 2, 2017

How to #BeTheDifference in October

Last October, the International Association of Chiefs of Police launched the One Mind Campaign, which focuses on improving relationships between police and the…

Be The Difference, News, Public Safety
September 29, 2017

Continue to Be a Lifeline as Suicide Prevention Month Comes…

Hilda Marie’s worst nightmare was unfolding right before her eyes. Teetering at the edge of the platform was a woman…

Be The Difference, News, Suicide
September 26, 2017

Fostering a Mental Health Ministry Yes

I immediately saw the need when I heard about Mental Health First Aid from a church member. As a pastor,…

Be The Difference, Faith Communities, Guest Commentary, 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
September 15, 2017

The Mental Health Impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

When natural disasters like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma strike, the number one priority is physical safety. But after the initial…

Be The Difference, News
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…

Be The Difference, News, Suicide
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 On her not-so-good days, she was withdrawn, agitated and erratic.…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