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Stories, thoughts, and reflections from Mental Health First Aid
September 22, 2020

How Youth MHFA Can Help During and After COVID-19

COVID-19 is impacting people of all ages across the country, including children and youth. Kids are not attending classes, participating…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
September 16, 2020

Five Ways You Can Help Youth Take Care of Their…

Starting a new school year is an exciting time but can also be a stressful one. Preparing for a new…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
September 8, 2020

#BeTheDifference for Young People with Youth MHFA

We often talk about mental health challenges as if they’re only faced by adults. However, youth and young adults also…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Youth Mental Health
September 3, 2020

How Youth Mental Health First Aid Helps Our Community Grow…

Our community is experiencing stressors like we haven’t seen in our lifetime. — and we can become stronger as a…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Youth Mental Health
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
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
August 18, 2020

Where to Seek Professional Mental Health Support

Everyone feels anxious or sad sometimes, but it’s important to be able to recognize when your feelings become overwhelming and…

Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health First Aid, News
August 12, 2020

Five Ways to Support a Loved One with Anxiety or…

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
August 6, 2020

The Importance of Having a Support System

Recovery is a personal journey with the goals of hope, empowerment and autonomy. And for many people with mental health…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
July 27, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health

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

Anxiety, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
July 24, 2020

Tips to Practice Self-Care as a Family

For many of us, Summer 2020 seems busier than other summers. We may be working from home, with our children…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
July 22, 2020

Four Ways to Show Support This Minority Mental Health Month

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. This is a time dedicated to raising awareness of the unique mental…

Cultural Diversity, Mental Health First Aid, News

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