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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.…

Be The Difference, News
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…

Be The Difference, Guest Commentary, News, Youth Mental Health
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…

Be The Difference, Depression, Guest Commentary, News
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…

Be The Difference, News, Suicide
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
July 25, 2017

A Tendril of Hope for Mental Health and Incarceration

“A Dickensian nightmare” is how the Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania described the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections’ treatment of mentally…

Be The Difference, Criminal Justice, News
July 18, 2017

It’s Our Turn to Respond to the Mental Health Needs…

When you put on a first responder uniform, you’re expected to be ”brave, strong and courageous – giving help and…

Be The Difference, News, Public Safety
July 14, 2017

Mental Health, Substance Use Recovery In – and With –…

“It’s not how you fall, it’s how you get back up.” That’s the mantra of David Yarborough, a full-time peer…

Be The Difference, News, Substance Use
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 7, 2017

Mental Health Matters for Doctors, Too

Rodolfo Silva was prepared to handle death – at least he thought he was. During his first year as a…

Be The Difference, Healthcare, News