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July 15, 2021

Mental Health First Aid USA Expands Network of Instructors in…

A $148,000 contribution from Kaiser Permanente and iHeartMedia increases access to MHFA trainings in diverse communities with a need for…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Press Releases
July 13, 2021

Five Ways to Support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as a…

Interacting and working with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds is commonplace today, and we are presented with new experiences…

Cultural Diversity, Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News
July 6, 2021

The Impact of COVID-19 on Minority Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted us in a variety of ways – everything from our social lives to our mental…

COVID-19, Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News
June 28, 2021

Two Types of Self-care and How They Can Positively Impact…

We talk a lot about the benefits of self-care. It’s good for physical health and mental health, and it makes…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
June 23, 2021

Providing Mental Health First Aid to LGBTQ+ Communities

Reducing stigma and creating a person-first approach are central tenets of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). Abiding by them will…

Mental Health First Aid, News
June 21, 2021

The Importance of Early Intervention for People Facing Mental Health…

Experiencing a mental health challenge can be stressful. Each day is different, and some of them may include overwhelming emotions…

Mental Health First Aid, News
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…

COVID-19, 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