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Mental Health First Aid

November 30, 2018

How Mental Health First Aid Can Help Home-Bound Seniors

When Cindy Whitney saw that many of the 400 to 500 home-bound seniors in Maine whom she serves had mental…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Older Adults
November 20, 2018

A Safe Space for Veterans to Share Their Stories –…

Men and women in the military are trained to protect themselves, their comrades and our country. In combat zones, service…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Veterans
October 25, 2018

Alaskan Instructor Travels 700 Miles to Spread Mental Health First…

Jill Ramsey, a Mental Health First Aid Instructor, traveled more than 700 miles to teach a course in St. Paul,…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Rural Communities
October 23, 2018

I Respond to People on the Worst Days of Their…

Growing up, everyone I knew wanted to be a police officer, doctor or firefighter. Me? I wanted to be a…

Fire/EMS, Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News
October 18, 2018

“What is the Worst Call You Have Ever Been On?”

 Have you ever asked a firefighter, “What is the worst call you has ever been on?” Don’t! Your well-meaning question…

Fire/EMS, Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News
October 16, 2018

First Responders Suffer: How Mental Health First Aid Can Help

Some days John McCormack feels like he can take on the world. But then he hears a baby cry or…

Be The Difference, Fire/EMS, Mental Health First Aid, News
fire truck driving through a city
fire truck driving through a city
October 4, 2018

Stepping Out of the Vacuum and Into the Community

We don’t provide our services in a vacuum. We are people who provide services to other people. And like many…

Fire/EMS, Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News
April 18, 2018

Over $50 Million Available to Support Mental Health First Aid:…

This post originally appeared on Linda’s Corner Office Blog. Read it here. National Council and SAMHSA to Host Informational Webinars…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News
October 5, 2017

GirlTrek to Bring Mental Health First Aid to College Campuses…

Nearly half of students across college campuses report having a diagnosable psychiatric disorder every year, while one-third have seriously considered…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools
August 10, 2017

National Council for Behavioral Health and Lady Gaga’s Born This…

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 10, 2017) – Mental health matters. That’s the message behind a partnership between the National Council for…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Press Releases, Youth Mental Health
July 28, 2017

The Quiet Power of Empathic Listening

Many of us forget that we all possess one of the most effective tools to aid someone experiencing a mental…

Mental Health First Aid, News
May 3, 2016

The Story of Two Mothers

This post is adapted from comments shared at the Atlantic Summit on Mental Health and Addiction held on April 12 in…

Mental Health First Aid, News