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Stories, thoughts, and reflections from Mental Health First Aid
February 5, 2014

Mental health first aid starts to move

A plan to direct the Department of Children and Families to establish a mental health first aid training program unanimously…

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February 5, 2014

Bill Backs Mental Health ‘First Aid’

A bill aimed at forestalling school shootings by teaching adults to detect disturbed teenagers and intervene before it’s too late…

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January 31, 2014

Community Counseling Centers of Chicago Wins National Mental Health First…

Illinois mental health agency Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4) recently won the Mental Health First Aid Community Impact Award.

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January 29, 2014

Oklahoma School Security Institute expands training

Working closely with the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, the Oklahoma School Security Institute has selected…

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January 28, 2014

Genesee Health System focuses on mental health with free training

FLINT, MI – How do you approach someone thought to be struggling with a mental illness? What are the right…

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January 25, 2014

Effort aims to educate public about mental health

When someone is having a heart attack or choking, most people know what to do. When someone is having a…

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January 21, 2014

SAMHSA 2014 Budget Includes $15 Million for Mental Health First…

National Council Applauds New Funding to Provide Critical Training to First Responders and Other Professionals   Washington, DC – The…

Press Releases
January 17, 2014

Mental Health First Aid Works To End Stigma by Educating…

AltaPointe Health Systems is offering Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training courses that can teach you how to spot the…

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January 17, 2014

Hartford HealthCare Holding Mental Health Event

As part of an ongoing effort to help improve public understanding of mental health issues in Connecticut, the Hartford HealthCare…

News, Youth Mental Health
January 17, 2014

Statement of Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) On the FY 2014…

Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) today delivered a floor speech on H.R. 3547, the omnibus funding agreement.  Harkin is Chairman of…

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January 16, 2014

House Passes 2014 Budget Deal; Includes Funding Bump for Mental…

The House yesterday easily approved a $1 trillion omnibus budget bill, the result of intensive negotiations over the last month…

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January 16, 2014

Congresswoman Jenkins Supports FY2014 Funding For NBAF

Today, the House passed the FY2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act, an omnibus bill that provides discretionary funding for the entire federal…

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