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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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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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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GAL Credits for YMHFA

Through our Best Practice Court, Alexandria secured 6.0 hours Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) Credits for Youth Mental Health First Aid, providing an increased incentive for GALs to participate. To access this resource for your community, contact Amanda C. Hoyt at the Court Improvement Program of the Supreme Court of Virginia at ahoyt@vacourts.gov; 804.786.9543. We are…

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MHFA Facebook

Let’s Get Social! Are you part of the Instructor Facebook group yet? If not, join now to chat with other Instructors, give and receive advice and become more active in the greater Mental Health First Aid community. And don’t miss TODAY’S Facebook Live event at 2:30 p.m. ET all about how to promote your courses on social…

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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…

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