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May 6, 2021

National Council Announces Name Change: Organization will Rebrand as National… Yes

The National Council for Behavioral Health today announced it has changed its name to the National Council for Mental Wellbeing.

News, Press Releases
April 30, 2021

The Importance of Mental Health Research and Evaluation

From the moment our eyes open in the morning to the moment we go to sleep, our brains are flooded…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News
April 21, 2021

Inspiring Hope as a Mental Health First Aider

The past year has been anything but ordinary – the COVID-19 pandemic, civil unrest, natural disasters and more have tested…

Mental Health First Aid, News
April 15, 2021

ALGEE: How MHFA Helps You Respond in Crisis and Non-crisis…

We learn how to help ourselves and each other if an injury or illness happens – pressure to stop bleeding,…

Mental Health First Aid, News
April 9, 2021

National Council for Mental Wellbeing Appoints a Panel of Expert…

The National Council for Mental Wellbeing today announced the appointment of an independent advisory group consisting of some of the…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Press Releases
April 5, 2021

Moving Your Body Can Help Protect Your Mental Health

It’s no secret that staying active benefits your long-term physical health, but many probably don’t think about the mental health…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
March 29, 2021

How to Ask Your Boss for a Mental Health Day

The events of the past year and the COVID-19 pandemic have changed how we shop, socialize, learn, and work. And…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Workplace
March 24, 2021

Five Ways to Wind Down and Relax Before Bed

We’ve all been there: the evening is winding down, you’re finishing just one more show before you get ready to…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
March 22, 2021

Stress, Anxiety, Depression: What it Looks Like at Work and…

Recent data show that we are actually working more now than before the COVID-19 pandemic and that productivity increased 47%…

Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health First Aid, News, Workplace
March 17, 2021

How to Take Care of Yourself When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

Let’s get real: there are times in life when you’re going to feel overwhelmed. Whether it be with work, school,…

Anxiety, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
March 12, 2021

The Sunday Blues: A Guide to Help You Understand and…

There is no feeling quite like Friday afternoon – the whole weekend is ahead of you and the possibilities seem…

Anxiety, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Workplace
March 5, 2021

“Get That Sh*t Out”: Bioré® Skincare, National Council for Mental…

Bioré® Skincare, the beloved brand famous for its pore strips, is embarking on a new campaign in partnership with the National…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Press Releases, Schools

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