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  • 6 must-do items to promote newly hired worker well-being6 must-do items to promote newly hired worker well-being
    6 must-do items to promote newly hired worker well-being MHA Admin Tue, 09/06/2022 - 13:37 September 28, 2022 By Taylor Adams, Director of Workplace Mental Health Orientation is a newly hired employee’s first impression of an organization’s mission, values, and culture. The employee is often presented with a tedious checklist… Read more »
  • 6 ways employers responded to worker wellness needs in 20226 ways employers responded to worker wellness needs in 2022
    6 ways employers responded to worker wellness needs in 2022 MHA Admin Tue, 09/06/2022 - 13:00 September 21, 2022 By Taylor Adams, Director of Workplace Mental Health The conversation about mental health has increased in workplaces nationwide in recent years. However, mental health awareness alone is not enough to impact… Read more »
  • Getting leaders to listen: 5 actions to build the workplace mental health caseGetting leaders to listen: 5 actions to build the workplace mental health case
    Getting leaders to listen: 5 actions to build the workplace mental health case MHA Admin Tue, 09/06/2022 - 12:38 September 14, 2022 By Taylor Adams, Director of Workplace Mental Health In recent years, many organizational leaders have increasingly prioritized workplace mental health. However, 4 in 5 workers still report untenable… Read more »
  • 8 ways for adults to model social emotional learning at home8 ways for adults to model social emotional learning at home
    8 ways for adults to model social emotional learning at home MHA Admin Tue, 09/06/2022 - 09:56 September 20, 2022 By Katie Lee, MHA Deputy Director of Communications With children going back to school, it is crucial parents and guardians support the mental and emotional well-being of youth as they… Read more »
  • Youth perspective: Don't ignore the feelings of young peopleYouth perspective: Don't ignore the feelings of young people
    Youth perspective: Don't ignore the feelings of young people MHA Admin Tue, 09/06/2022 - 09:46 September 06, 2022 by Breanna Kennedy My name is Breanna Kennedy, and my mental health journey has been the most harrowing, yet empowering experience in my life. I was 11 years old when I had… Read more »
  • 10 tips for teachers to practice social emotional learning in the classroom10 tips for teachers to practice social emotional learning in the classroom
    10 tips for teachers to practice social emotional learning in the classroom MHA Admin Wed, 08/31/2022 - 17:11 August 31, 2022 By Katie Lee, MHA Deputy Director of Communications Teachers, aides, and others working with students have enough on their plates already. However, studies show that incorporating social emotional learning… Read more »
  • Health and Well-Being, Not Numbers: Reminding Kids That How We Feel Matters MostHealth and Well-Being, Not Numbers: Reminding Kids That How We Feel Matters Most
    Health and Well-Being, Not Numbers: Reminding Kids That How We Feel Matters Most MHA Admin Tue, 08/30/2022 - 11:39 August 30, 2022 by Lisa Radzak Aimee, an 11-year-old with a larger body, feels like she doesn’t fit in at a sleepover. To soothe herself, she binge eats cookies after the… Read more »
  • Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month (also recognized as BIPOC Mental Health Month): Tolls are high on this highway to freedomBebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month (also recognized as BIPOC Mental Health Month): Tolls are high on this highway to freedom
    Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month (also recognized as BIPOC Mental Health Month): Tolls are high on this highway to freedom jhughes Mon, 07/25/2022 - 23:18 Bebe Moore Campbell in Oak Bluffs, The Boston Globe via Getty Images July 25, 2022 by Future Cain This Bebe Moore… Read more »
  • Tough News: Setting Boundaries and Caring for Your Mind in a Difficult WorldTough News: Setting Boundaries and Caring for Your Mind in a Difficult World
    Tough News: Setting Boundaries and Caring for Your Mind in a Difficult World MHA Admin Fri, 06/24/2022 - 14:07 June 24, 2022 By Katie Lee, MHA Deputy Director of Communications   I recently typed the biggest headline of the day into Google, and in less than a second, 52 million… Read more »
  • Top 10 takeaways from MHA’s Annual ConferenceTop 10 takeaways from MHA’s Annual Conference
    Top 10 takeaways from MHA’s Annual Conference MHA Admin Wed, 06/15/2022 - 09:55 June 15, 2022 By Jennifer Bright Last week’s 2022 MHA Annual Conference, Forward Together: Recovery, Healing, Hope, convened, both in person and virtually, thousands of mental health advocates, clinicians, and crusaders with a unified goal of sharing ideas… Read more »