Can mental health first aid training help prevent tragedy? Earlier this month a Wasilla man died in an Anchorage hospital hours after a state trooper-involved shooting in a quiet neighborhood in the Wasilla area. Witness accounts report that the man, Joshua Smith, 33, was armed with a knife and appeared agitated before the confrontation with three Alaska State Troopers that ultimately led to READ MORE

Learning About Anxiety Disorders

From The National Institute of Mental Health offers more information about anxiety disorders at Under “Health & Education,” the website describes these signs and symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD: People with GAD can’t seem to get rid of their concerns, even though they usually realize that their anxiety is more intense than READ MORE

Millennial workers expect more mental-health support

From Eric Windeler is the founder and executive director of The way Canada’s young people view mental health is changing. As employers, we need to prepare ourselves to follow the lead of the youngest members of our work force. Five years ago, our son, Jack, was a student at Queen’s University. We didn’t know READ MORE