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Teen Mental Health

September 26, 2019

Why Are We Afraid of Mental Health?

Eventually we have to ask ourselves, “Why are we afraid of mental health?” As my high school experience came to…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health
September 26, 2019

teen Mental Health First Aid Taught Me How to Save…

I wanted to help them. I wanted to say something. But, what could I do? What could I say? When…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health
September 24, 2019

How To Ask An Adult For Help Yes

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

Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health, The "Awkward" Conversation
September 24, 2019

Five Ways to Manage Your Back-to-School Mental Health Yes

Getting good grades. College and job applications. Extra-curricular activities. The list goes on. High school students face pressure every day…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health
September 23, 2019

Why Peer-to-Peer Support is Important Yes

“Regardless of how happy, smart or popular someone seems on the outside, everyone is fighting battles we have no idea…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
September 19, 2019

teen Mental Health First Aid is the Reminder We Needed

Forgetting to do your homework, misplacing a project that is due or leaving your lunch at home are all minor…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
September 9, 2019

High Schools Selected to Participate in New tMHFA Pilot Yes

One in five teens has had a serious mental health disorder at some point in their life. And suicide is…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
July 15, 2019

“Why is it still so hard for young people of…

“My mom is a preacher and she never made me feel like it would be weird [to go to therapy].…

Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News, Teen Mental Health
July 2, 2019

How You Can Help A Friend in Crisis Yes

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

Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
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
June 24, 2019

tMHFA is a “Game Changer” Yes

I’ve never been embarrassed or felt shame about catching a cold or getting the flu. I remember having countless sports…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health
June 19, 2019

Why Teen Mental Health Needs to be Addressed Yes

“It’s not really ‘normal’ to talk about mental health with people. Being able to help everyone know about mental health…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health