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September 6, 2018

One Man’s Story of Incarceration to Healing and Addiction to…

Hi, my name is Ramon Cruz and I am a person in recovery from mental health and substance use disorders.…

Guest Commentary, Men, Minority Health, News, Substance Use
September 4, 2018

How You Can #BeTheDifference in National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month and Mental Health First Aid can be the first step on the road to recovery.…

Be The Difference, News
August 31, 2018

What Comes Next? How To Find the Right Therapist

Mental Health First Aid teaches people how to understand, recognize and respond to people who may be experiencing a mental…

News, Self-Care
August 28, 2018

The Many Faces of Mental Illness

The face of mental illness can be deceptive, hidden behind big smiles, wide eyes and exuberant expressions forced into place…

Anxiety, Men, News, Suicide
August 22, 2018

28 Signs of Eating Disorders in Young People

An eating disorder is a serious mental health issue that can severely impact a young person’s health and can threaten…

Be The Difference, Eating Disorders, News, Youth Mental Health
August 20, 2018

3 Self-Care Tips to Cope With A Culture of Violence

Just a year ago, shocking images of the racially-charged riots in Charlottesville dominated the airwaves. Now, in Chicago, citizens have…

Be The Difference, Minority Health, News, Self-Care
August 16, 2018

4 Tools to Boost Your Mental Health at School

It’s the night before the first day of school. You’re a teacher and scrambling to make sure your classroom is…

Be The Difference, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
August 14, 2018

Grad Students and Their Mental Health

“It’s probably not a big deal. I’m probably overreacting,” thought Sara, a graduate student at the University of Michigan, when…

Be The Difference, News, Schools
August 9, 2018

Wildfires Impact Firefighters’ Mental Health: Mental Health First Aid Can Help

Fire/EMS, News
August 9, 2018

Wildfires Impact Firefighters’ Mental Health: Mental Health First Aid Can Help

Statement by Betsy Schwartz, Vice President, Public Education and Strategic Initiatives, National Council for Behavioral Health WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 9,…

Fire/EMS, News
August 8, 2018

5 Things to Know for Supporting a Loved One Living…

Your patience and understanding will make all the difference in your loved one’s bipolar disorder treatment and recovery—these tried and…

Bipolar Disorder, Guest Commentary, News
August 6, 2018

6 Ways to Support Your College Student’s Mental Health

College marks a new beginning in a child’s life – for many it’s the first tentative steps away from the…

Be The Difference, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
August 2, 2018

#BeTheDifference This Back-to-School Season

As a trained Mental Health First Aider, you know that mental illness and substance use disorders are prevalent. And that’s…

Be The Difference, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health