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April 23, 2020

How I’m Using MHFA to Help My Community During COVID-19

On March 10, I stood in a classroom teaching Mental Health First Aid. I was three hours away from the…

Faith Communities, Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Technology
April 20, 2020

Three Ways You Can Use Technology to Stay Connected While…

Practicing physical distancing can be hard. As we spend less time interacting with others, it becomes more likely that we…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Technology
April 14, 2020

Coming Soon: Virtual Option for Mental Health First Aid

Thank you for continuing to be a champion for Mental Health First Aid! More than 2.5 million people are better…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Technology
February 25, 2020

Study Shows Social Media May Play a Role in Eating…

“Young adolescence is a time of both peer influences and appearance being very important, so it’s not hard to see…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health First Aid, News, Technology, Teen Mental Health
January 16, 2020

Five Mental Health Resources That Can #BeTheDifference

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).…

Depression, Mental Health First Aid, News, Suicide, Technology
June 19, 2019

Three Ways to Use Social Media Positively

“While notable shares [of teens] say they at times feel overwhelmed by the drama on social media and pressure to…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Technology, Teen Mental Health
July 6, 2018

Is Social Media Impacting Youth Depression?

This article originally appeared on www.BravadoHealth.com. Read it here. In July 2017, my 20-year-old son’s best friend, Jack, took his own…

Guest Commentary, News, Suicide, Technology, Youth Mental Health
May 7, 2018

Cloud 911 is Making a Difference Yes

Our Cloud 911 family – family in the professional, I-love-working-with-these-people-sense – is made up of people living with private pain:…

Be The Difference, Guest Commentary, Healthcare, News, Public Safety, Technology
March 19, 2018

How Technology is Transforming Police Response

When we think of police officers, our minds may jump to the physical tools resting on their toolbelts: tasers, handguns,…

Be The Difference, Criminal Justice, News, Public Safety, Technology
March 9, 2018

A Mental Health App for the Black Community

This article was originally published on AfroPunk.com. Read the original piece here. We still have a serious issue in the black…

Be The Difference, Guest Commentary, News, Technology
January 24, 2018

When Scrolling Through Social, Keep Your Mental Health in Mind

Instagram is now the second most popular social media platform, but it was ranked the worst for young people’s mental…

Depression, News, Technology
January 25, 2016

My List of 2016 Priorities

 I recently sat down with Julie Miller, Editor in Chief of Behavioral Healthcare Magazine, to talk about what’s coming in…

Be 1 in a Million, Mental Health First Aid, News, Technology