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Stories, thoughts, and reflections from Mental Health First Aid
May 17, 2018

Anxiety: What to Know and Look For

When I think back to college, it was a time when my days were filled with classes, Friday night football…

Anxiety, Be The Difference, News
May 16, 2018

Briefing Showcases Mental Health First Aid and Opioid Epidemic

This post originally appeared on the Capitol Connector blog. View the original post. On Tuesday, May 8th, the National Council…

Fire/EMS, News, Opioid Epidemic, Public Safety
May 15, 2018

Mental Health First Aid USA Launches New Module to Address…

Mental Health First Aid USA Launches New Module to Address Unique Needs of First Responders A training program to specifically…

Fire/EMS, News, Press Releases
May 10, 2018

3 Common Types of Eating Disorders

When I think of eating disorders, one of my first thoughts is Maureen, one of the main characters of my…

Be The Difference, Eating Disorders, Mental Health Month, News
May 7, 2018

Cloud 911 is Making a Difference Yes

Our Cloud 911 family – family in the professional, I-love-working-with-these-people-sense – is made up of people living with private pain:…

Be The Difference, Guest Commentary, Healthcare, News, Public Safety, Technology
May 4, 2018

Missy Franklin Shares Her Story, Knocking Down Mental Health Stigma

Four months before the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, gold medal swimmer Missy Franklin was diagnosed with depression,…

Be The Difference, News, Sports
May 1, 2018

Let Mental Health First Aid Make You a Winner This…

This post originally appeared on Linda’s Corner Office Blog. Read it here. May is Mental Health Month, and I can’t think…

Be The Difference, Born This Way Foundation, Mental Health Month, News
April 30, 2018

Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation + The National Council…

#BeKindBeTheDifference Contest Held in Honor of May’s Mental Health Awareness Month Prize Includes Pair of Tickets to Hit Broadway Show…

Be The Difference, Born This Way Foundation, Mental Health Month, News, Press Releases
April 18, 2018

Over $50 Million Available to Support Mental Health First Aid:…

This post originally appeared on Linda’s Corner Office Blog. Read it here. National Council and SAMHSA to Host Informational Webinars…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News
April 16, 2018

Workplace Stress Hurts, but Mental Health First Aid Can Help

Women are increasingly stressed at work, they’re not talking about it and it’s affecting their ability to do their job.…

Be The Difference, News, Workplace
April 12, 2018

The State of Minority Mental Health

Imagine always being told that you shouldn’t show emotion because it is a weak trait. Imagine growing up without your…

Be The Difference, Cultural Diversity, Minority Health, News
April 9, 2018

Why the Opioid Epidemic Is a Mental Health Crisis, Not…

“Drug crimes,” as they relate specifically to our nation’s opioid epidemic, appear to be flooding the news as of late.…

Guest Commentary, News, Opioid Epidemic, Substance Use

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