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May 23, 2014

Apply for Mental Health First Aid Funding from SAMHSA

View the application guidelines   Washington, DC (April 18, 2014)– The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released…

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May 20, 2014

Hundreds trained in suicide prevention at ACC

“The first time I tried to kill myself, I was 11,” Casey McAndrew told the audience during the Stepping up…

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May 19, 2014

Michigan Brings Mental Health First Aid Trainings to Communities

The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is joining with Governor Rick Snyder and local Mental Health First Aid trainers…

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May 13, 2014

Fairfax offers mental health first aid

Fairfax County is offering courses teaching the basics identifying mental health warning signs and helping those who suffer from mental…

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May 12, 2014

Students, teachers trained to help those thinking of suicide

Parents are accustomed to dealing with cuts, broken bones and the physical wounds of childhood. But there is little preparation…

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May 4, 2014

The Day – Region set for more mental health services…

Beth Wilkinson became her dying father’s main caregiver at age 16, so she had to grow up fast. “I was…

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April 18, 2014

Experts discuss protecting kids from dangers in Digital Age

Before giving their children their own cellphones, access to the Internet and video games, parents should develop a media plan,…

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April 17, 2014

A new tool in schools’ mental health tool box

Using Crayola markers set on each round table, small groups of adults from the Greeley area — school outreach workers,…

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April 17, 2014

Educators gain experience with mental health

Educators and juvenile probation officers recently spent a day learning about mental health to better assist young people. For the…

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March 26, 2014

County’s Safer Communities Program to Add Youth Mental Health Training

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, along with the Department of Community Mental Health and Westchester Jewish Community Services, launched “Youth…

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March 24, 2014

Missouri marks achievement in mental health

A report from Mental Health First Aid USA ranks Missouri second-highest among the states with residents trained in Mental Health…

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March 22, 2014

Ulman Talks Public Safety, Mental Illness In Final State Of…

Howard County Executive Kenneth Ulman, who is running for lieutenant governor in the upcoming state election, delivered his final state…

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