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Girl hugging boy outside
September 1, 2022

Suicide is Preventable: How to Help with Mental Health First…

If you or someone you know is in crisis or having suicidal thoughts, contact someone immediately! • If you feel…

Be The Difference, Mental Health Month, Suicide, The "Awkward" Conversation
mom and daughter meditating on the couch
mom and daughter meditating on the couch
August 1, 2022

An Introduction to Mental Wellbeing Yes

We’re bombarded with messages about our physical health. Commercials hawk the latest diet programs or supplements; magazines boast the best…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, Self-Care, The "Awkward" Conversation
November 16, 2021

Talking to Your Teen About Mental Health

As conversations around mental health become more common, it is increasingly important that we consider the mental health of everyone…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health, The "Awkward" Conversation
October 20, 2020

How to be an Effective Listener at Work

In times of need, we all need someone to turn to. Talking with someone who really listens and supports us…

Mental Health First Aid, News, The "Awkward" Conversation, Workplace
August 24, 2020

What Not to Do: Seven Things to Keep in Mind…

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

Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health First Aid, News, The "Awkward" Conversation
February 19, 2020

5 Questions to Ask Someone Who Might Have an Eating…

It can be hard to recognize if someone has an eating disorder. They can be underweight, overweight or even normal…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health First Aid, News, The "Awkward" Conversation
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
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 20, 2019

Talking to Your Family About Mental Health Yes

Mental health can be hard to talk about, and sometimes it’s hardest to talk about with the people we’re closest…

Mental Health First Aid, News, The "Awkward" Conversation
August 15, 2019

Five Tips for Nonjudgmental Listening

It’s hard to be nonjudgmental all the time. We automatically make judgments about people from the minute we first see…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News, The "Awkward" Conversation
June 27, 2018

The Difference a Conversation About Mental Health Can Make

Laura might have had an inkling that something was awry with her mother’s mental health, but at 12 years old,…

Be The Difference, News, The "Awkward" Conversation
June 25, 2018

10 Tips for Talking About Addiction

If you notice a friend or loved one experiencing a substance use challenge, you may want to help, but might…

Be The Difference, News, Substance Use, The "Awkward" Conversation