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There’s No Such Thing as a Bad Kid

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By Emily Skehill, Program Manager of Public Education and Awareness at Mental Health America

Back to school is often an overwhelming time as students and families transition to new routines. With the uncertainty of COVID-19 and how it will impact the upcoming school year, this fall may be especially difficult on kids.…

Can I really be burnt out because of working from home?

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By Taylor Adams, Manager of Workplace Mental Health at Mental Health America

It has been 23 weeks since MHA began working from home because of COVID-19. Daily life has changed a lot over the course of the last five months, including more hours of sleep. Could sleeping more be the result of more time spent indoors or is it a recurring symptom of depression? (That is probably a…

7 Tips for Managers Addressing Burnout

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By Taylor Adams, Manager of Workplace Mental Health at Mental Health America

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, many employers have undergone unprecedented change by closing their office doors and requiring most – if not all – employees to work from home. While all employees must adapt to new routines and workplace tools, managers face the additional challenge of maintaining…

10 Young Adults Transforming Mental Health

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By Kelly Davis, Director of Peer Advocacy, Supports, and Services at Mental Health America

Mental Health America (MHA) is proud to announce the members of our first-ever Young Mental Health Leaders Council (YMHLC). YMHLC identifies young leaders from across the U.S., promotes their work to other advocates, and expands their…

How public health workers can combat their frustrations and mental health challenges in COVID-19

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By Lisa M Carlson, MPH, MCHES, President of the American Public Health Association and Johanna M Hinman, MPH, CHES, Past Chair of the Public Health Education and Health Promotion Section of the American Public Health Association

In this very unusual year, nearly half of Americans say the pandemic is harming their mental health. Public health workers are equally affected, if not more so. Research published in JAMA Network Open found…