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Young women applying to be MHFA Ambassador
Young women applying to be MHFA Ambassador
June 13, 2022

Ignite Awareness: How to Be a Mental Health First Aid…

It’s no secret that there is an unprecedented mental health crisis in the U.S. However, there is something we can…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid
March 9, 2022

Empowering Women’s Wellbeing: in Partnership with the kate spade new…

In honor of Women’s History Month, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is sharing expert insight from National Trainer Jen Cox…

Be The Difference, Health Disparities, Mental Health First Aid, Women, Workplace
January 22, 2020

Why Mental Health First Aid?

We’ve all heard of CPR. And because of it, many of us know what to do if someone is choking…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News, Suicide
December 20, 2019

You Can #BeTheDifference in 2020: Tips from MHFA Instructors

As the number of Americans facing a mental health condition continues to grow every day, we want to help you…

Be The Difference, Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, New Year's, News
September 18, 2019

Jason Cash: “I Am the 2 Millionth First Aider and…

“To this day, 18 years later, I can drive down Woodruff and Spring Streets and see the image of a…

Be The Difference, Fire/EMS, Mental Health First Aid, News
August 22, 2019

Why Healthy Friendships are Important for Mental Health

When Ethan Call’s usually reliable friend didn’t come to church services, he was worried and texted her. She responded that…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News
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
August 8, 2019

How to Support a Loved One Who’s Going Through a…

One in five adults experience a mental illness in a given year. Unfortunately, many of these individuals are not well…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News
June 21, 2019

Entertainers Remind Us That We’re Not Alone

You are not alone. Even though it can be hard to believe it when you’re faced with a mental health…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News
June 19, 2019

Why Teen Mental Health Needs to be Addressed Yes

“It’s not really ‘normal’ to talk about mental health with people. Being able to help everyone know about mental health…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health
February 1, 2019

What Makes Mental Health First Aid Unique

Peer pressure in schools. Stress in the workplace. Negative memories you can’t let go of. Everyone faces personal challenges and…

Be The Difference, Fire/EMS, Mental Health First Aid, News, Older Adults, Public Safety...
January 30, 2019

You Can #BeTheDifference Every Day

There are 1.5 million people trained to be the difference in their communities with Mental Health First Aid. This means…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News

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