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April 25, 2019

5 Tips to Support Someone Who Does Not Want to…

“Could I have done more? Was I too harsh? Too easy? An enabler? Should I have kicked him out to…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Substance Use
April 24, 2019

Aetna Behavioral Health – Serving Members Through Mental Health First…

Aetna Behavioral Health is taking Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) everywhere the company has a reach – including behavioral health…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Workplace
April 22, 2019

5 Ways to Manage Social Pressures to Drink in College

“In the United States, over 80 percent of college students have at least one alcoholic drink over a two-week time…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Substance Use
April 16, 2019

Saving One Life at a Time: One Ambassador for Mental…

If you ask Shelley Leaphart-Williams what drives her seven-year run as a Mental Health First Aid Instructor, she’ll answer with…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News
April 5, 2019

5 Ways to Support A Family Member With a Drinking…

“My eldest brother had not really been with us for many years. We had been losing him a little bit…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Substance Use
April 5, 2019

How to Help Someone With Alcohol Use Disorder

You’ve probably had a glass of wine after a long and stressful day. Many of us have. But for 15.1…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Substance Use
April 5, 2019

How Much is Too Much?

A lot of people drink alcohol to help take the edge off after a long day. In fact, roughly 86.4…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Substance Use
March 27, 2019

10 Things You Need to Know About the Opioid Epidemic

“Of the almost 20 million individuals with a substance use disorder in 2017, more than 2 million qualified as having…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Opioid Epidemic, Substance Use
March 25, 2019

Is Addiction a Choice?

Science has confirmed that addiction is a chronic brain disease that can happen to anyone. Despite this, there is still…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Opioid Epidemic, Substance Use
March 20, 2019

5 Surprising Facts About Opioid Use

“The crisis is that we don’t understand the crisis, and because of that, countless lives have been lost,” said Rocco…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Opioid Epidemic, Substance Use
March 14, 2019

Signs of Heroin Use: A Guide for Loved Ones

“It was really sad. She was just gone, and we didn’t know what to do.” Kelly Whaley lived in Monroe…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Opioid Epidemic, Substance Use
March 11, 2019

From Heartbreak to Hope: A Family’s Journey Through Opioid Addiction

Our oldest child, Jamie, died of a fentanyl overdose two years ago at the age of 27. We miss him…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Opioid Epidemic, Substance Use