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May 1, 2023

National Council for Mental Wellbeing Honors 2023 Mental Health First…

Media Contact Irene Tung 771-215-5853 Washington, D.C. (May 1, 2023) – In a ceremony held at the Mental Health…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Partnerships, Press Releases
daughter standing and father in a wheelchair smile at each other
April 17, 2023

Supporting the Supporters: The Sandwich Generation

Caring for aging parents while raising a family can be challenging. As their child, you feel pressure to care for…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Older Adults, Self-Care
woman sitting on her bed and writing in a journal
April 3, 2023

3 Steps to Creating Healthy Boundaries

One more email. One more text. One more date on the calendar. It’s shocking how one more can quickly become…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Wellbeing
group of smiling teens showing each other stuff on their cell phones
March 28, 2023

Helping Teens Build Healthy Social Media Habits

How teenagers manage and use social media is a complicated topic. Sure, social media can be a valuable tool and…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Technology, Teen Mental Health, Youth Mental Health
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March 21, 2023

Prioritizing Mental Wellbeing for Women in the Workplace

For years, women have faced unique obstacles when it comes to economic security, workplace inclusion and access to mental health…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News, Wellbeing, Women, Workplace
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March 7, 2023

How to Talk to Kids About Mental Health

Having a serious conversation about mental health with a young person can be challenging, to say the least. How do…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News, The "Awkward" Conversation, Youth Mental Health
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February 27, 2023

MHFA Spotlight: kate spade new york

When Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) joined forces with kate spade new york for a second time, hope took center…

COVID-19, Mental Health First Aid, News, Partnerships
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February 23, 2023

How Employers Can Create a Healthier Workforce in 2023

As rates of burnout and mental exhaustion hit record levels, improving mental wellbeing in the workplace is a major focus…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Resources, Workplace
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February 21, 2023

How to Approach Someone Who May Have an Eating Disorder

Conversations around weight, food and physical appearance can be complicated and sensitive. This can make it challenging to talk to…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health Month, News, The "Awkward" Conversation
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February 14, 2023

Practice Self-care as an Act of Kindness

It is easy to feel mentally exhausted in a world that demands so much our time, energy and focus. Many…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care
MHFA Summit participants with ALGEE koala sculpture
February 2, 2023

5 Reasons Instructors Should Attend the 2023 Mental Health First… Yes

It’s one thing to hear or read online about Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) and feel a small flicker of…

Be The Difference, Mental Health First Aid, News
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January 25, 2023

Student Mental Health Is Top Concern of School Board Members…

Media Contact Sophia Majlessi 202-621-1631 Board members indicate strong support for resources that help teens identify and respond to…

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