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Stories, thoughts, and reflections from Mental Health First Aid
March 27, 2014

Parents Share Tales Of Navigating State’s Mental Health System For…

Mary Jo Andrews, Carol Poehnert and several other West Hartford mothers of children with mental-health problems had quietly met for eight years,…

News
March 26, 2014

County’s Safer Communities Program to Add Youth Mental Health Training

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, along with the Department of Community Mental Health and Westchester Jewish Community Services, launched “Youth…

News, Youth Mental Health
March 25, 2014

Something to Talk About

I recently got a call from George Delgrosso, Executive Director of the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, excited to share the…

News
March 25, 2014

Something to Talk About

I recently got a call from George Delgrosso, Executive Director of the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, excited to share the…

News
March 25, 2014

Something to Talk About

I recently got a call from George Delgrosso, Executive Director of the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, excited to share the…

Mental Health First Aid, News
March 24, 2014

Missouri marks achievement in mental health

A report from Mental Health First Aid USA ranks Missouri second-highest among the states with residents trained in Mental Health…

News, Youth Mental Health
March 22, 2014

Ulman Talks Public Safety, Mental Illness In Final State Of…

Howard County Executive Kenneth Ulman, who is running for lieutenant governor in the upcoming state election, delivered his final state…

News, Youth Mental Health
March 22, 2014

Sequoyah student club tackles bullying

Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health trained the students on mental health first aid last summer, and each “preventer” is now a…

News, Youth Mental Health
March 22, 2014

School's mental boost – News

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England Award at the House of Lords in recognition of the school’s … Full Text…

News
March 21, 2014

HoCo Budgeting for Mental Health After Mall Shootings: Ulman –…

Taking the taboo out of mental illness was a vital issue Howard County Executive Ken Ulman honed in on during his eighth and…

News
March 21, 2014

Light up the dark: Bring mental health first aid to…

One out of four of us has a mental illness,” said Barry Groesch, who works at Linden Oaks Hospital at…

News, Youth Mental Health
March 18, 2014

Class tackles mental health issues

“So, are you thinking of killing yourself?” Uttering the words is painfully emotional, even within the safe confines of practicing…

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