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Posts Tagged ‘mental health first aid’: March 2016

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Beyond the Classroom: How Mental Health First Aid Helps Your Professional Development

September 20, 2022
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is more than a vital awareness and education training. It’s also a great avenue for professional development. Employees who pursue professional development in their careers reap benefits like higher job satisfaction and productivity — in...
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Suicide Prevention Month: A Resource Guide

September 14, 2022
In 2020, nearly 46,000 people in the U.S. died by suicide — an average of one person every 11 minutes — according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Suicide is the second leading cause of death among...
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MHFA Spotlight: National Association of Counties

July 22, 2022
In June, the National Council for Mental Wellbeing announced a new partnership with the National Association of Counties (NACo). NACo serves nearly 40,000 elected officials and 3.6 million employees in America’s counties, and through the partnership, we’ll offer Mental Health...
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Trauma and PTSD: What Are They and How Can I Help?

June 27, 2022
Trauma and PTSD: What Are They and How Can I Help? *If you feel you or someone you know is in danger, call 911, a local mental health crisis hotline or one of the following national crisis resources for immediate...
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Empowering Women’s Wellbeing: in Partnership with the kate spade new york foundation

March 9, 2022
In honor of Women’s History Month, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is sharing expert insight from National Trainer Jen Cox on how women can help reduce stigma, build a culture of nonjudgmental listening and support community members that show signs...
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For Father’s Day, Ask Your Dad This Question…

June 16, 2017
“How are you?” No, “How are you, really?” For many of us, our fathers are symbols of unwavering strength. When times get tough, our dads are there to lift us up and help us heal. But the endless pressure to...
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National Council for Mental Wellbeing Announces a Campaign to Train 1 Million Americans in Mental Health First Aid

January 4, 2016
National Council for Mental Wellbeing Announces a Campaign to Train 1 Million Americans in Mental Health First Aid WASHINGTON, DC – January 4, 2016 – Today the National Council for Mental Wellbeing is announcing a new campaign, “Be 1 in...
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Congress appropriates $15M for Mental Health First Aid

December 16, 2015
Statement by Linda Rosenberg, president and CEO, National Council for Mental Wellbeing: The National Council thanks the U.S. Congress for including a $15 million appropriation for Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) in the omnibus spending agreement released last night. This...
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