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October 8, 2019

What to Look For: Signs and Symptoms of Depression

“Everybody has bad days, but depression can make every day a bad day. I would spend days on end in…

Depression, Mental Health First Aid, News
October 3, 2019

The Difference Between Feeling Sad and Having Depression

We all feel sad or blue when bad things happen. The loss of a loved one, a breakup or just…

Depression, Mental Health First Aid, News
September 26, 2019

Why Are We Afraid of Mental Health?

Eventually we have to ask ourselves, “Why are we afraid of mental health?” As my high school experience came to…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health
September 26, 2019

teen Mental Health First Aid Taught Me How to Save…

I wanted to help them. I wanted to say something. But, what could I do? What could I say? When…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health
September 24, 2019

How To Ask An Adult For Help Yes

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

Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health, The "Awkward" Conversation
September 24, 2019

Five Ways to Manage Your Back-to-School Mental Health Yes

Getting good grades. College and job applications. Extra-curricular activities. The list goes on. High school students face pressure every day…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health
September 23, 2019

Why Peer-to-Peer Support is Important Yes

“Regardless of how happy, smart or popular someone seems on the outside, everyone is fighting battles we have no idea…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
September 20, 2019

Instructor Joel Davis Discusses Training Our 2 Millionth First Aider

Joel Davis became a First Aider to better serve the people experiencing homelessness in Long Beach Calif., where he works…

Fire/EMS, Mental Health First Aid, News
September 19, 2019

teen Mental Health First Aid is the Reminder We Needed

Forgetting to do your homework, misplacing a project that is due or leaving your lunch at home are all minor…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
September 18, 2019

Jason Cash: “I Am the 2 Millionth First Aider and…

“To this day, 18 years later, I can drive down Woodruff and Spring Streets and see the image of a…

Be The Difference, Fire/EMS, Mental Health First Aid, News
September 9, 2019

High Schools Selected to Participate in New tMHFA Pilot Yes

One in five teens has had a serious mental health disorder at some point in their life. And suicide is…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
August 26, 2019

Three Ways to Get Mental Health Help Anonymously

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).…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, The "Awkward" Conversation