new Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid curricula will be rolled out during the NatCon20: MHFA Instructor Summit 2020

New Curricula Coming on April 4! We are excited to announce that the new Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid curricula will be rolled out during the MHFA Instructor Summit 2020 in Austin. Here’s what that means for you The Adult course will follow the same activities, language and layout as the Youth course. The new…

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teen MHFA

New Funding Available for Mental Health First Aid in Schools Last month, the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance released a request for proposals for states, localities, and school districts to apply for funding to implement evidence-based school violence prevention and mental health programs in schools. Under the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP)…

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Five Ways To Support Veterans Year-Round

Simple actions can help save a life. Visit BeThereForVeterans.com to learn more. Suicide Prevention Month reminded us to Be There for Veterans, but it’s important to remember that our responsibility to Veterans doesn’t end when October begins. We all have a role to play in preventing Veteran suicide — not just in September, but year-round. Here are a few…

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2 Million First Aiders Trained

We Trained 2 Million First Aiders! Inbox x Mental Health First Aid USA <Communications@thenationalcouncil.org> Unsubscribe Wed, Sep 18, 3:57 PM (14 hours ago) to me To view this email as a web page, click here Dear Mental Health First Aider, We’re excited to announce that we have trained 2 million Mental Health First Aiders around the country in the ALGEE…

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Teen MHFA Pilot Site 2nd Cohort

Thank You to All Who Applied to the teen Mental Health First Aid Expanded Pilot! You may know that in May we opened a call for applications to be among the next cohort of sites that will bring teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) to students in their communities! We were overwhelmed by the number…

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News You Can Use: Teen MHFA, Portal FAQ, and More!

  WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATION TO EXPAND THE TEEN MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID PILOT! Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is expanding the teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) Pilot Project. We are inviting schools and organizations to apply for the 2019-2020 school year. Recognizing that teens prefer sharing problems with peers, tMHFA teaches high school…

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Learn More About the tMHFA Pilot Project!

        Next Week: tMHFA Information Sessions! Dear Colleagues, We’re excited to expand Mental Health First Aid USA’s teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) Pilot Project! Learn more about the tMHFA Pilot Project in the tMHFA Frequently Asked Questions. Thank you to all schools and organizations who have already applied. For those still interested, applications are…

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SAVE THE DATE: SAMHSA’s National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2019

  SAVE THE DATE: SAMHSA’s National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2019 Suicide Prevention: Strategies That Work Monday, May 6, 2019 | 3 – 4:30 p.m. EDT On Monday, May 6, SAMHSA will host the Awareness Day 2019 event, with the theme of “Suicide Prevention: Strategies That Work.” National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day (Awareness Day)…

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