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Mental Health First Aid

August 6, 2020

The Importance of Having a Support System

Recovery is a personal journey with the goals of hope, empowerment and autonomy. And for many people with mental health…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
July 27, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health

If you or someone you care about feel overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression or anxiety, or like you want…

Anxiety, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
July 24, 2020

Tips to Practice Self-Care as a Family

For many of us, Summer 2020 seems busier than other summers. We may be working from home, with our children…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
July 22, 2020

Four Ways to Show Support This Minority Mental Health Month

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. This is a time dedicated to raising awareness of the unique mental…

Cultural Diversity, Mental Health First Aid, News
July 17, 2020

Why tMHFA Is More Important Now Than Ever Before Yes

Together, we are facing a host of collective traumas, including a pandemic, ongoing racial inequity and systemic reform. In the…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health
July 7, 2020

How to Create Your Own Self-Care Plan

You may have heard it before: You can’t help others without taking care of yourself first. Self-care is an important…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
June 29, 2020

Black Boots, Gender Identity and teen Mental Health First Aid

Since I came out as transgender in seventh grade, I’ve worn the same black boots — black, thick-toed, lace-up. (Not…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
June 23, 2020

Five Tips to Help You Practice Self-Love

The idea of practicing self-love can be daunting. We’re constantly facing internal and external challenges, such as busy schedules that…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
June 10, 2020

#BeTheDifference During Pride Month

June is Pride Month. It’s a time for LGBTQ+ communities to come together and celebrate love, diversity, acceptance and self-pride.…

Mental Health First Aid, News
June 8, 2020

Essential Self-Care for Essential Workers on the Frontlines of COVID-19

If you’re a frontline worker, we thank you for your work and applaud your courage. You’re keeping society running in…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
May 29, 2020

Supporting SMP Employees During COVID-19

SMP offered Mental Health First Aid at Work (MHFA) training on February 13, and the timing was fortuitous. The workshop…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Workplace
May 28, 2020

Talking to Your Kids About COVID-19

COVID-19 has impacted millions of families across the country. Many of us are now working from home, with our children…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Youth Mental Health