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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
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
September 8, 2020

#BeTheDifference for Young People with Youth MHFA

We often talk about mental health challenges as if they’re only faced by adults. However, youth and young adults also…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Youth Mental Health
September 3, 2020

How Youth Mental Health First Aid Helps Our Community Grow…

Our community is experiencing stressors like we haven’t seen in our lifetime. — and we can become stronger as a…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, 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

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