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group of smiling teens showing each other stuff on their cell phones
group of smiling teens showing each other stuff on their cell phones
March 28, 2023

Helping Teens Build Healthy Social Media Habits

How teenagers manage and use social media is a complicated topic. Sure, social media can be a valuable tool and…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Technology, Teen Mental Health, Youth Mental Health
four women chat in an office setting
four women chat in an office setting
March 21, 2023

Prioritizing Mental Wellbeing for Women in the Workplace

For years, women have faced unique obstacles when it comes to economic security, workplace inclusion and access to mental health…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News, Wellbeing, Women, Workplace
a mother and young daughter face each other
a mother and young daughter face each other
March 7, 2023

How to Talk to Kids About Mental Health

Having a serious conversation about mental health with a young person can be challenging, to say the least. How do…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News, The "Awkward" Conversation, Youth Mental Health
MHFA trainees gather holding stuffed ALGEE koala bears
MHFA trainees gather holding stuffed ALGEE koala bears
February 27, 2023

MHFA Spotlight: kate spade new york

When Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) joined forces with kate spade new york for a second time, hope took center…

COVID-19, Mental Health First Aid, News, Partnerships
three smiling colleagues chat by a stairwell
three smiling colleagues chat by a stairwell
February 23, 2023

How Employers Can Create a Healthier Workforce in 2023

As rates of burnout and mental exhaustion hit record levels, improving mental wellbeing in the workplace is a major focus…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Resources, Workplace
two women talk across a kitchen table
two women talk across a kitchen table
February 21, 2023

How to Approach Someone Who May Have an Eating Disorder

Conversations around weight, food and physical appearance can be complicated and sensitive. This can make it challenging to talk to…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health Month, News, The "Awkward" Conversation
Black woman reads in bed with a cup of coffee
Black woman reads in bed with a cup of coffee
February 14, 2023

Practice Self-care as an Act of Kindness

It is easy to feel mentally exhausted in a world that demands so much our time, energy and focus. Many…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
MHFA Summit participants with ALGEE koala sculpture
MHFA Summit participants with ALGEE koala sculpture
February 2, 2023

5 Reasons Instructors Should Attend the 2023 Mental Health First… Yes

It’s one thing to hear or read online about Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) and feel a small flicker of…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News
family and friends light sparklers together
family and friends light sparklers together
December 27, 2022

How to Set and Keep Wellbeing Intentions in the New…

No matter who you are or what your background is, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t appreciate a…

Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, New Year's, News, Self-Care, Wellbeing
woman using an ipad in a room decorated for winter holidays
woman using an ipad in a room decorated for winter holidays
December 21, 2022

Managing Recovery and Substance Use Challenges During the Holidays

The onset of the holiday season conjures up images of families gathered together, big meals, cozy fires and lots of…

Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, News, recovery, Substance Use
four smiling colleagues walk down a sunlit staircase together
four smiling colleagues walk down a sunlit staircase together
December 16, 2022

How Employers Can Support Staff Experiencing Seasonal Depression

As the seasons shift and daylight hours decrease, many people find their mood and energy levels affected. You may notice…

Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, News, Workplace
distressed woman looks out the window
distressed woman looks out the window
November 15, 2022

Three Ways to Process Grief

When someone we love dies, experiencing feelings of sadness, anger, confusion, regret, guilt and sometimes even relief, is common and…

Depression, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care