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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
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 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
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
June 10, 2020

#BeTheDifference During Pride Month

June is Pride Month. It’s a time for LGBTQ+ communities to come together and celebrate love, diversity, acceptance and self-pride.…

Mental Health First Aid, News
June 8, 2020

Essential Self-Care for Essential Workers on the Frontlines of COVID-19

If you’re a frontline worker, we thank you for your work and applaud your courage. You’re keeping society running in…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
May 29, 2020

Supporting SMP Employees During COVID-19

SMP offered Mental Health First Aid at Work (MHFA) training on February 13, and the timing was fortuitous. The workshop…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Workplace
May 28, 2020

Talking to Your Kids About COVID-19

COVID-19 has impacted millions of families across the country. Many of us are now working from home, with our children…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Youth Mental Health
May 26, 2020

Tips to Help Children and Youth Take Care of Their…

COVID-19 is impacting everyone in different ways. Children and youth may not be going to school or daycare, can’t see…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Youth Mental Health

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