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November 23, 2020

Staying Grateful in Difficult Times

As we approach the end of 2020, it’s important to stay grateful despite the stress and uncertainty we have all…

Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
November 17, 2020

Self-care: Take Care of Your Mental Health During COVID-19

“It was crushing to try to manage it all by myself,” Cera Flynn shared in a recent Cleveland Clinic article.…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
November 10, 2020

How Trauma Can Affect a Person’s Daily Life

When thinking about trauma, many of us immediately think about mass traumatic events like terrorist attacks, mass shootings, torture, combat,…

November 5, 2020

10 Surprising Mental Health Statistics From 2020

Mental health and substance use challenges look different for each person affected. No challenge or diagnosis is exactly the same,…

October 30, 2020

Five Tips to Help Manage Your Mental Health in a…

To say 2020 has been challenging is an understatement. From COVID-19 to wildfires, civil unrest and everything in between, it’s…

Anxiety, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
October 26, 2020

Six Ways to Reassure a Colleague

There are times in life where many of us could use some reassurance. We may need reassurance when making a…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Workplace
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
October 13, 2020

Four Tips to Help Manage Burnout

Nearly 83% of United States workers experience work-related stress across the country. This stress causes approximately 1 million employees to…

Anxiety, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
October 9, 2020

Lead by Supporting Employee Mental Health

Chuck Ingoglia, President and CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health, invites you to bring MHFA at Work to…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Workplace
October 7, 2020

How to Recognize if Your Colleague is Struggling

We spend one-third of our adult lives at work, and the extra stressors and challenges that often come with a…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Workplace
October 2, 2020

#BeTheDifference For Your Employees with MHFA at Work

Mental health and well-being are key to a healthy, productive workforce. But each year, almost one in five American adults…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Workplace
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

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