How to Care for Yourself While Practicing Physical Distancing

How to Care for Yourself While Practicing Physical Distancing ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID, NEWS, SELF-CARE By Rubina Kapil on March 20, 2020 If you or someone you care about feels overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression or anxiety, or like you want to harm yourself or others call 911. You can also contact the Substance Abuse and…

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Psychological Effects of Quarantine During the Coronavirus Outbreak: What Public Health Leaders Need to Know

CSTS | Department of Psychiatry | Uniformed Services University | 4301 Jones Bridge Road Bethesda, MD 20814-4799 | www.CSTSonline.org Psychological Effects of Quarantine During the Coronavirus Outbreak: What Public Health Leaders Need to Know   Quarantine is defined as the separation of individuals who may have been exposed to an infectious disease from the rest…

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May is Mental Health Month

With May just around the corner, Mental Health America (MHA) is proud to announce that our highly anticipated May is Mental Health Month toolkit is FINALLY HERE! Since 1949, Mental Health America and our affiliates across the country have led the observance of May is Mental Health Month by reaching millions of people through the media, local events…

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Guidance on MHFA and COVID-19

Dear Instructors, With news about COVID-19 developing rapidly – and with your health top of mind – we want to provide guidance, as we know this pandemic may impact your MHFA training. Please don’t hesitate to contact us as you’re working through any delays and challenges during this time. Please use your best judgement when…

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Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19

We’re now on Instagram! Follow us @NIMHgov MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak may be stressful for both adults and children. The Centers For Disease Control (CDC) has information on ways to manage your mental health on its website. There is also info for parents, responders, and people who have been released…

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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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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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