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February 19, 2021

A Practical Guide to Self-care When Working from Home

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new “normal” that is nearly unrecognizable for many of us. Gone is the hustle…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Workplace
February 17, 2021

Supporting the Black Community as a Mental Health First Aider Yes

As we celebrate Black History Month, we want to acknowledge what mental health means in the Black community and share…

Cultural Diversity, Mental Health First Aid, News
February 9, 2021

How to Practice Self-care as a Busy Parent

Whether you’re a new parent or your youngest child is preparing to graduate high school, the effects of COVID-19 are…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
February 3, 2021

New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund to Provide $2.5 Million in…

The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF) is providing nearly $2.5 million in grants to five nonprofit organizations to address…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Press Releases, Teen Mental Health
February 3, 2021

The Impact of Mental Health Challenges on Teens Yes

Being a teen comes with exciting milestones that double as challenges. For all the highs that come with getting a…

Mental Health First Aid, Teen Mental Health
January 26, 2021

Breaking Down Common Mental Health Misconceptions

When you think about mental health, what comes to mind? Maybe you think about how you feel right now or…

Mental Health First Aid, News
January 19, 2021

Stay Hopeful During COVID-19

No one predicted the widespread impact COVID-19 has had on day-to-day life — life events were put on hold, vacations…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
January 13, 2021

How to Support a Loved One Who Has Been Impacted…

There isn’t much the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t impacted – it’s affected how we interact with each other, where and how…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
January 8, 2021

2020’s Word of the Year: “Resilience” — and Five Tips…

Every year, we try to find a word to encompass the past 12 months, and there were some to be…

Mental Health First Aid, New Year's, News, Self-Care
December 28, 2020

Building Back Stronger in 2021

The end of 2020 is approaching, and many of us won’t be too sad to see this tumultuous year go.…

Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, New Year's, News, Self-Care
December 21, 2020

Supporting Caregivers with MHFA

On April 11, 2019, Puerto Rico awoke to the tragic news that a daughter had hammered her 89-year-old mother with…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
December 15, 2020

How to Cope with Physical Distancing During the Holidays

As the holidays quickly approach, it’s clear this year is a little different from past holiday seasons – we’re still…

Healthy Holidays, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care

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