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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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)…

Continue Reading

Patient Point/NoStigmas

Jacob Moore <jake@nostigmas.org> Unsubscribe 11:34 AM (2 minutes ago) to me Hi, We’ve teamed up with patient engagement leader PatientPoint® to help address mental health stigmas—beginning at the doctor’s office. By delivering a unique combination ofcompelling educational content and patient testimonials in more than 4,500 primary carewaiting rooms nationwide, we hope to increase understanding and reduce stigmas surrounding mental illness. In each primary care waiting…

Continue Reading

Action Alliance

National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention info@actionallianceforsuicideprevention.org via auth.ccsend.com  10:28 AM (24 minutes ago) to me   View as Webpage The Nation’s Public-Private Partnership for Suicide Prevention National Survey Shows Majority of Americans Would Take Action to Prevent Suicide As part of National Suicide Prevention Week, and in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and The Harris Poll, we’ve…

Continue Reading

MHFA Newslettter

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID MONTHLY NEWSLETTER The “Awkward” Conversation: How You Can #BeTheDifference in JuneAt Mental Health First Aid USA, we know that conversations about mental health and substance use don’t have to be awkward, if you know what to say and what to do. That’s why our #BeTheDifference topic of focus in June is…

Continue Reading

MHFA Course Promotion Webinar

Quick, Easy Ways to Promote Your Courses Are you new to marketing and looking for ways to promote your Mental Health First Aid courses? This webinar – designed for marketing beginners – will provide you with advice you can put into action the very next day. Join us TOMORROW from 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. ET for…

Continue Reading

Mental Health & Drug Abuse

Mental Health and Drug Abuse Scientists have long made the link between mental health disorders and substance abuse. In fact, the co-existence of both is referred to as “co-occurring disorders.” Learn more. May 2018 Top News Deadly Synthetic Opioids Showing Up in Cocaine and Other Drugs Surge in young Americans using marijuana as first drug…

Continue Reading