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March 16, 2020

Nonsuicidal Self-Injury: What to Know and Look For

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Suicide
March 5, 2020

Suicide vs. Self-Injury: Knowing the Difference and How to Get…

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Suicide
March 2, 2020

The Role of MHFA in Catastrophic Events: Lessons Learned in…

Natural disasters affect lives and property in many ways, devastating communities through a chain of catastrophic sequences affecting social and…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News
February 26, 2020

How to Help Someone with an Eating Disorder

For up to 30 million people in the United States, thoughts and emotions related to body image are distorted and…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
February 25, 2020

Study Shows Social Media May Play a Role in Eating…

“Young adolescence is a time of both peer influences and appearance being very important, so it’s not hard to see…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health First Aid, News, Technology, Teen Mental Health
February 19, 2020

5 Questions to Ask Someone Who Might Have an Eating…

It can be hard to recognize if someone has an eating disorder. They can be underweight, overweight or even normal…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health First Aid, News, The "Awkward" Conversation
February 12, 2020

7 Things You Need to Know About Eating Disorders

“When researchers followed a group of 496 adolescent girls for 8 years, until they were 20, they found a total…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
January 23, 2020

Helping People: Why I Became a Youth Mental Health First…

When I was a child, I wanted to be a teacher so I could help people. I would play “school”…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News
January 22, 2020

Why Mental Health First Aid?

We’ve all heard of CPR. And because of it, many of us know what to do if someone is choking…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News, Suicide
January 16, 2020

Five Mental Health Resources That Can #BeTheDifference

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, call 9-1-1 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).…

Depression, Mental Health First Aid, News, Suicide, Technology
January 13, 2020

Realistic New Year’s Resolutions for Your Mental Health

A recent study on New Year’s resolutions found that about 40% of Americans set resolutions at the start of the…

Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, New Year's, News, Self-Care
December 23, 2019

How You Can Put Your Mental Health First in the…

The new year is quickly approaching. For a lot of people, it’s a time to hit the reset button on…

Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, New Year's, News, Self-Care