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December 27, 2021

Prepare for a Healthy New Year with Tips from Mental…

As 2021 comes to an end, you may be reflecting on the year that has passed and planning for the…

Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, New Year's, News
December 21, 2021

How to Support a Loved One in Recovery During the…

As you think about how to support loved ones this holiday season, make sure to give extra consideration to those…

Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, News, Substance Use
December 7, 2021

tMHFA Taught Me How to Take Care of My Own…

Everyone faces stressors in life, especially in high school. Things like forgetting to do a school assignment, being late for…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
November 29, 2021

Five Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health This…

We all feel stressed from time to time during the holiday season – there is pressure to attend social events,…

Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
November 22, 2021

Coping with an Eating Disorder During the Holidays

The holiday season is most often associated with traditions that may include traveling, spending time with family or friends, and…

Eating Disorders, Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
November 17, 2021

The National Council for Mental Wellbeing Will Provide Free Mental…

Dozens of schools and youth-serving organizations throughout New Jersey will provide free teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) training to…

Born This Way Foundation, Mental Health First Aid, News, Press Releases, Teen Mental Health
November 16, 2021

Talking to Your Teen About Mental Health

As conversations around mental health become more common, it is increasingly important that we consider the mental health of everyone…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health, The "Awkward" Conversation
November 9, 2021

How to Support Military Members and Veterans During COVID-19

It has been nearly two years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and communities across the country continue to…

COVID-19, Mental Health First Aid, News, Veterans
November 2, 2021

How tMHFA Can Help During and After COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches on, the effects on our teens are far-reaching: Many have had extracurricular activities changed or…

COVID-19, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
October 25, 2021

How to Help a Friend Who Is Being Bullied

Bullying is not an unfamiliar concept, especially for nearly 20 percent of students aged 12-18. According to the Mental Health…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health, Youth Mental Health
October 19, 2021

Five Tips to Turn Around a Stressful Day

It’s impossible to avoid stress. Whether it’s impending deadlines for school or work, a packed to-do list or an argument…

Anxiety, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
October 12, 2021

Bipolar Disorder: Debunking Myths and Misconceptions

Bipolar disorder has gained its share of notoriety, being  featured in TV shows, movies and books; but in some cases,…

Depression, Mental Health First Aid, News