Teen Stress

By | December 9th, 2013|Prevention|

Is the teen in your life stressed out? You’re not alone. According to a recent survey conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in partnership with the Harvard School of Public Health and National Public Radio, almost 40% of parents say their high-schooler is having stress from the demands of achieving good grades in honors [...]

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Mental Health First Aid Hits National Stage

By | January 17th, 2013|Behavioral Health, General|

Mental Health First Aid reached the national stage this week in the Presidents message.  This week’s Now is the Time document developed by the Fed’s advocates expanding Mental Health First Aid Training for teachers and adults who work with kids.  The proposal also includes funding to help identified children and teens find treatment if they [...]

Get Trained in Mental Health First Aid Today

By | December 19th, 2012|Behavioral Health|

The tragedy in Connecticut has reminded us all about how important mental health and mental health treatment is to ensure that we have a society that functions in a way that we’d all like.  To be truly effective, a behavioral and mental health system needs to make sure parents, teachers, doctors and emergency department staff, [...]