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September 11, 2017

Confronting Mental Health at School: A Success Story

On her good days, Michelle was a ray of sunshine. On her not-so-good days, she was withdrawn, agitated and erratic.…

Be The Difference, Guest Commentary, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
September 8, 2017

How To #BeTheDifference in September

September is already underway and we’re continuing our focus on mental health at school as part of our #BeTheDifference campaign. Whether in…

Be The Difference, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
August 30, 2017

Why This New Study From Lady Gaga’s Born This Way…

In just two weeks, Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and the Benenson Strategy Group conducted over 4,000 interviews for…

Be The Difference, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
August 14, 2017

Pleas to Stop Bullying Go Unanswered with Deadly Results

“You can’t always stop a bully, but you can reach out to someone being bullied so they don’t feel so…

Be The Difference, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
August 7, 2017

How To Take Care of Your Mental Health During Back-to-School…

August is back-to-school month, and we all know what that means. The new school year means new clothes, shoes, school…

Be The Difference, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
June 20, 2017

Teaching Mental Health in the Classroom

Valencia D. Clay was 28-years-old when she finally got care for her major depressive disorder. Before then, she didn’t have…

Be The Difference, Depression, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
May 29, 2017

Hidden Anxieties of Teaching

Arduous and challenging are the two words Nicola Louise uses to describe the teaching profession. But when she returned to…

Anxiety, Be The Difference, Schools
May 27, 2017

Mental Health First Aid is the Team Player You Need Yes

Even before the stress of college begins to set in, one in four students has a history of mental illness…

Be The Difference, Schools, Sports