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people doing yoga outside
people doing yoga outside
June 21, 2022

Prioritizing Mental Wellbeing in the Summer

After what feels like an eternity of stay-at-home orders and roped off public spaces, a somewhat “normal” summer is a…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
a veteran in a wheelchair hugging their children
a veteran in a wheelchair hugging their children
May 27, 2022

Supporting Veterans and Service Members on Memorial Day

Throughout my Army career, I carried a piece of paper folded in the breast pocket of my uniform with a…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health Month, News, Self-Care, Veterans
Alexander Hardy writing down reasons why he's a 'mhfa instructor.'
Alexander Hardy writing down reasons why he's a 'mhfa instructor.'
April 26, 2022

Five Ways to Use Food as a Tool for Practicing…

As a grits-powered mental health programming developer, facilitator and Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Instructor, food is more than a…

Guest Commentary, News, Self-Care
March 22, 2022

Protecting Your Mental Wellbeing as the Seasons Change

The moment many of us have been eagerly awaiting – the start of Spring — has finally arrived! Did you…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Workplace
March 14, 2022

How and Why to Practice Self-care

With mental health challenges on the increase– rates of depression alone have tripled during the COVID-19 pandemic — it’s possible…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
March 2, 2022

Taking Care of Yourself and Others When It’s All Bad…

If you or someone you care about feels overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression or anxiety, or like you want…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Technology
February 22, 2022

Seasonal Affective Disorder: Understand and Overcome It

Many people go through periods where their moods are impacted by the changing of the seasons. Feeling ‘down’ in the…

Depression, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
February 8, 2022

How to Survive (and Thrive) This Valentine’s Day

Somewhere around the time the New Year’s Eve parties ended, retail displays transformed from winter wonderlands to Cupid’s playgrounds. But…

Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
January 18, 2022

How Protective Factors Can Promote Resilience

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 52.9 million people, or 21% of adults ages…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
January 4, 2022

Make Mental Wellbeing a Priority During COVID-19

It’s safe to say that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a major impact on all of our lives. Keeping…

COVID-19, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
December 14, 2021

Loneliness: How to Cope During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is here. For some, that means cherishing time with family and friends, but for many, especially those…

Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, Self-Care
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