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Mental Health First Aid

June 14, 2021

Mental Health Tips for Transitioning to the New Normal

As adults and teens across the country receive their COVID-19 vaccine, we’re all beginning to wonder what normal will look…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
June 8, 2021

You Can Support Someone’s Journey to Recovery

If you or someone you know has experienced a mental health or substance use challenge, you know just how hard…

Mental Health First Aid, News
June 3, 2021

How Mental Health First Aid Can Help Reduce Stigma

It’s easy to see why talking about our mental health may not be easy. Research shows that public stigma, or…

Mental Health First Aid, News
May 28, 2021

Voices of Mental Health First Aid: Divine Disruption and Compassionate…

I became a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Instructor to address the mental health stigma that exists among Black men…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Month, News
May 28, 2021

Voices of Mental Health First Aid: tMHFA Prepared Me to…

Mental health is a very important topic that needs to be talked about more often. Mental health challenges are more prevalent in our society now than ever before. In…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Month, News, Teen Mental Health
May 27, 2021

Voces de Primeros Auxilios de Salud Mental: Brindar esperanza me…

En noviembre de 2011 obtuve mi certificación como rescatista en Primeros Auxilios para la Salud Mental. Me impresionó mucho todo…

En Español, Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Month, News, Workplace
May 27, 2021

Voices of Mental Health First Aid: Giving Them Hope Motivates…

In November 2011, I became certified as a Mental Health First Aider. I was so impressed with what I learned, I attended another training the following January – I wanted to be…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Month, News, Workplace
May 26, 2021

Voices of Mental Health First Aid: Taking a Holistic Approach…

Our company began its journey providing Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training in 2018, after noticing an increase in employees…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Month, News, Workplace
May 24, 2021

Voices of Mental Health First Aid: Working Together to Support…

Mental health has always been a focus in my life, starting with my own struggles as an adolescent. As such,…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Month, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
May 21, 2021

Voices of Mental Health First Aid: Youth Mental Health First…

In December 2020, I took a Youth Mental Health First Aid class. This training teaches parents, teachers and other adults how to…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Month, News, Youth Mental Health
May 19, 2021

Voices of Mental Health First Aid: By Being Observant, You…

Being a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Instructor fits perfectly with where I’m at personally and professionally. Working in the largest psychiatric hospital in Texas – with a staff of more than 900 – I see how many people really, truly…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Month, News
May 17, 2021

Voices of Mental Health First Aid: One County’s MHFA Experience

“I didn’t want to go to the [Mental Health First Aid] training, but I did. I never thought I would use any…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Month, News