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Posts Tagged ‘News’: July 2018

MHFA Coordinator Jasmine Breeden

Jasmine’s Journey to Training 2000+ Mental Health First Aiders

March 25, 2024
Everyday, our Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) community powers our mission of ensuring that mental wellbeing is a reality for everyone. MHFA Coordinators, who help Instructors run their courses seamlessly, are important to our community and our work. MHFA Coordinator...
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Dr. Jodi Frey on Transforming Workplace Wellbeing

March 19, 2024
Dr. Frey promotes early intervention in mental health challenges to not only enhance worker wellbeing across different occupations, but also to protect jobs and resources.
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10 Tips to Boost Wellbeing in the Workplace in 2024

March 6, 2024
Use these tips to move your workplace away from routine stress and toward resiliency.
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Dr. Kimberly Arnold on Advancing Mental Health in Black Communities

February 29, 2024
Dr. Arnold is an expert in health equity and using community-engaged research to reduce health disparities experienced by Black Americans.
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6 Reasons to Attend the 2024 MHFA Summit and NatCon24

February 26, 2024
The 2024 MHFA Summit and NatCon24 will connect you with countless people from across the country, including experts in our field and sought-after speakers who will leave you feeling rejuvenated and truly inspired.
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Culturally Tailored Mental Health First Aid: A Vision of Inclusivity

February 23, 2024
In a world where mental health awareness is gaining momentum, it is crucial to ensure that everyone, regardless of their cultural background, has access to quality mental health resources.
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Black Mental Health Matters: A Resource Guide for Black History Month

February 9, 2024
As we celebrate Black History Month, we’re sharing resources to help you support your peers, friends, and communities and be an effective Mental Health First Aider, honoring individuals’ diversity.
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Creating Your Own Sustainable Mental Health First Aid Program

January 31, 2024
As an Adult/Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Instructor, you can empower your community to be the difference for those experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. Being an Instructor is immensely rewarding.
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Mental Health First Aid at Work Helps Companies Across All Industries Meet Employees’ Wellbeing Needs

January 24, 2024
The National Council for Mental Wellbeing today announced a new training program to help employers reduce the negative impact of workplace fatigue and stress among employees.
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The Mental Health First Aid kit helps providers support mental health in their communities.

5 Ways to Support Mental Wellbeing in 2024

January 10, 2024
January is Mental Wellness Month – the perfect time to recharge and prioritize your mental health, while encouraging others to do the same. With studies showing that almost half of adults (46.4 percent) will experience a mental health challenge during...
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How to Build Resilience When You Have PTSD

November 3, 2023
According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, about 6% of people have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). But PTSD affects more than military members and veterans. Just one event can have a lifetime impact on a person’s overall wellbeing...
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What Not to Say to Someone with Breast Cancer

October 30, 2023
The American Cancer Society uses the term “survivor” to refer to anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, no matter where they are in the course of the disease. Being a breast cancer survivor has opened my eyes to how...
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