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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 5, 2018

#BeTheDifference During National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month, and we know that health includes mental health too. That’s why our #BeTheDifference topic of…

Be The Difference, Cultural Diversity, News
April 2, 2018

Puerto Rico’s Suicide Rate Continues to Rise

In the wake of Hurricane Maria – a true climate catastrophe – thousands upon thousands of residents of Puerto Rico…

Be The Difference, Health Disparities, News, Suicide
March 29, 2018

Training Helps Successfully Manage Mental Health Crises

Here in St. Louis County, we’re very proud of this statistic: On average, our police officers have had to use…

Be The Difference, Criminal Justice, Guest Commentary, News, Public Safety
March 27, 2018

Celebrating the Strength of Women This Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, a month when women are especially celebrated for their strength, vigor and resilience. Coverage of…

Be The Difference, News, Opioid Epidemic, Substance Use
March 22, 2018

Teens Help Their Peers Stay Healthy During Teen Health Week

Teen Health Week has gone global. Begun in Pennsylvania in 2016, the annual celebration of adolescent health and mental health…

Be The Difference, News, Youth Mental Health

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