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Stories, thoughts, and reflections from Mental Health First Aid
April 30, 2014

Mental health first aid course teaches warning signs – KWWL

On Tuesday, nearly three dozen people gathered at the Dubuque County Emergency Responder Training Facility to attend a free, two-day…

News
April 29, 2014

Pepper’s case spotlights gaps in mental-health care

Almost everyone in Victoria has a Pepper story. “My daughter, who is in fourth grade, even talks about him,” District…

News
April 29, 2014

Fair Lawn may become ‘stigma-free zone’

Fair Lawn – The borough is on track to become the second “stigma-free zone” in Bergen County next month. The…

News
April 28, 2014

First-aid training for mental health could aid at-risk veterans

A push for new funding — and the use of existing funds — may soon make more resources available to…

News, Veterans
April 26, 2014

U.S. Rep. Esty discusses mental health issues at Torrington’s Prime…

U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-5) on Friday visited Prime Time House, a residential mental health facility, for a roundtable discussion…

News
April 24, 2014

Mental Health First Aid for Veterans Launches

The National Council, along with leaders from veterans service organizations and fellow mental health advocates, today launched a new training…

News, Veterans
April 24, 2014

National Council Convenes Veterans and Mental Health Leaders to Launch…

Innovative Program Offers Proven Techniques to Recognize and Respond to Mental Illness and Addiction Contact: Heather Cobb at 202-684-7457 x277…

Press Releases, Veterans
April 23, 2014

National Council Joins Veterans and Mental Health Leaders to Launch…

The National Council for Behavioral Health will launch Mental Health First Aid for Veterans with leaders from veteran service organizations…

News, Veterans
April 20, 2014

Sen. Walsh and Tarantino on mental health in the military

Today on CNN’s State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Sen. John Walsh (D-MT), the first Iraq War combat veteran to serve in…

News, Veterans
April 20, 2014

Woodson parents: Help teens with stress

In the aftermath of a series of student suicides at W.T. Woodson High School, parents are urging Fairfax County schools…

News
April 18, 2014

Experts discuss protecting kids from dangers in Digital Age

Before giving their children their own cellphones, access to the Internet and video games, parents should develop a media plan,…

News, Youth Mental Health
April 17, 2014

Funding Opportunity Announced for Mental Health First Aid / Project…

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration has published two new funding opportunity announcements related to the Project AWARE and…

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