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June 17, 2024

The Future of Community-Engaged Research in Black Mental Health

This blog focuses on why community-engaged research is important for mental health equity in Black communities, Dr. Arnold’s work in…

Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News, Wellbeing
June 12, 2024

LGBTQ+ Mental Health: Insights From Dr. Douglas Knutson

As we celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is honored to spotlight one of our distinguished Research…

Mental Health First Aid, News
June 5, 2024

Supporting LGBTQ+ Mental Health During Pride Month: A Resource Guide

Recognizing LGBTQ+ mental health needs, Mental Health First Aid is committed to providing resources for LGBTQ+ people and their allies.

Mental Health First Aid, News
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May 7, 2024

30 Courses Later, Sarah Haupt’s Passion for Teaching Older Adults…

Having taught over 30 MHFA, MHFA instructor Sarah Haupt recently reflected on her special connection with the older adult community.

Mental Health First Aid, News
May 1, 2024

Four Ways to Move Forward this Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and this year, we invite you to take four ways forward for mental health.

Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Month, News
April 29, 2024

Debunking Myths Around Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid’s (MHFA) main goal is to teach individuals how to identify, understand and respond to signs and…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Research
The MHFA for Spanish-speaking Communities course in Liberal, Kansas, trained two dozen First Aiders
The MHFA for Spanish-speaking Communities course in Liberal, Kansas, trained two dozen First Aiders
April 16, 2024

Empowering Communities with Spanish Mental Health First Aid Courses

Deep in Kansas, a transformation is taking place, breaking cultural barriers and fostering open conversations about mental health. Liberal, Kansas,…

En Español, Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News
April 15, 2024

National Council Recognizes 2024 Mental Health First Aid Impact Award…

Media Contact Irene Tung IreneT@TheNationalCouncil.org 771-215-5853 Washington, D.C. (April 15, 2024) – In a ceremony held at the Mental Health…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Press Releases
March 25, 2024

Jasmine’s Journey to Training 2000+ Mental Health First Aiders

Everyday, our Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) community powers our mission of ensuring that mental wellbeing is a reality for…

Mental Health First Aid, News
March 19, 2024

Dr. Jodi Frey on Transforming Workplace Wellbeing

Dr. Frey promotes early intervention in mental health challenges to not only enhance worker wellbeing across different occupations, but also…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Workplace
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March 6, 2024

10 Tips to Boost Wellbeing in the Workplace in 2024

Use these tips to move your workplace away from routine stress and toward resiliency.

Mental Health First Aid, News, Workplace
February 29, 2024

Dr. Kimberly Arnold on Advancing Mental Health in Black Communities

Dr. Arnold is an expert in health equity and using community-engaged research to reduce health disparities experienced by Black Americans.

Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News, Wellbeing