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December 10, 2019

Three Ways to Manage Depression During Winter Yes

You may not realize it, but seasonal changes can impact both physical and mental health . As the temperature starts…

Depression, Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, Self-Care
December 5, 2019

Four Tips to Manage Social Anxiety this Holiday Season

The holidays can be a time full of shopping, family traditions and holiday parties. But, for many people, it can…

Anxiety, Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
November 20, 2019

Being Grateful Can Improve Your Mental Health

Joanna is a Mental Health First Aider who practices gratitude regularly, and especially during stressful or difficult times, as a…

Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
August 26, 2019

Three Ways to Get Mental Health Help Anonymously

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, call 9-1-1 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, The "Awkward" Conversation
August 13, 2019

How to Practice Self-care on a Busy Schedule

You’re making a difference for so many people, but how can you be the difference for yourself? You can practice…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
June 26, 2019

Five Tips to Help Teens Cope with Stress Yes

“More than nine in 10 Generation Z adults (ages 15-21) said they have experienced at least one physical or emotional…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Teen Mental Health
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 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
July 31, 2018

15 Activities for Your Summer Self-Care Checklist

Summer is a great time to think about self-care. With long sunny days and warmer weather, there are more opportunities…

Be The Difference, News, Self-Care
July 16, 2018

4 Self-Care Tips for How to Deal with Anxiety Yes

Anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million adults each year.…

Anxiety, Be The Difference, News, Self-Care
July 6, 2018

#BeTheDifference in July: Summer Self-Care

Summer is a great time to focus in on your self-care routine. Getting outside, shopping for fresh fruits and veggies…

Be The Difference, News, Self-Care
July 2, 2018

5 Self-Help Strategies for Depression Yes

In 2016, an estimated 16.2 million adults in the United States had at least one major depressive episode – 6.7…

Be The Difference, News, Self-Care