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May 28, 2021

Voices of Mental Health First Aid: tMHFA Prepared Me to…

Mental health is a very important topic that needs to be talked about more often. Mental health challenges are more prevalent in our society now than ever before. In…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Month, News, Teen Mental Health
May 12, 2021

Voices of Mental Health First Aid: teen Mental Health First…

How do you help someone who is struggling? How do you help them without making assumptions about what they are going through, and without making it worse?   These are…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Month, News, Teen Mental Health
February 3, 2021

New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund to Provide $2.5 Million in…

The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF) is providing nearly $2.5 million in grants to five nonprofit organizations to address…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Press Releases, Teen Mental Health
February 3, 2021

The Impact of Mental Health Challenges on Teens Yes

Being a teen comes with exciting milestones that double as challenges. For all the highs that come with getting a…

Mental Health First Aid, Teen Mental Health
August 21, 2020

tMHFA is Helping Create a Kinder and Braver World

“Really, another mental health program?”  “We all know none of these make any difference anyways.”  These were the common grumbles…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
July 17, 2020

Why tMHFA Is More Important Now Than Ever Before Yes

Together, we are facing a host of collective traumas, including a pandemic, ongoing racial inequity and systemic reform. In the…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health
June 29, 2020

Black Boots, Gender Identity and teen Mental Health First Aid

Since I came out as transgender in seventh grade, I’ve worn the same black boots — black, thick-toed, lace-up. (Not…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
April 24, 2020

Supporting Friends During COVID-19

It’s hard not to see your friends at school or on weekends because of physical distancing. However, you can still…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Teen Mental Health
April 21, 2020

Tips to Help Teens Cope During COVID-19

When our world changes quickly and suddenly because of things like COVID-19, it is common to experience changes in our…

Anxiety, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Teen Mental Health
February 26, 2020

How to Help Someone with an Eating Disorder

For up to 30 million people in the United States, thoughts and emotions related to body image are distorted and…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
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
February 12, 2020

7 Things You Need to Know About Eating Disorders

“When researchers followed a group of 496 adolescent girls for 8 years, until they were 20, they found a total…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health