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Giving the Gift of Good Mental Health: Tips to Help You and Your Loved Ones Make the Most of This Holiday Season
The holiday season is often a busy time filled with many fun and festive activities, but for some of us keeping up with the hectic pace of social gatherings, added financial pressures, and family and work obligations can place a serious strain on our mental health and well-being.
Here are some simple tips to help reduce your stress so that you can make the most of the season.
Optum Idaho Partners with The Speedy Foundation to offer Free Mental Health First Aid Training
Optum Idaho is offering free Mental Health First Aid training courses in communities around the state through a partnership with The Speedy Foundation, a local organization dedicated to preventing suicide through education and outreach in the community. Mental Health First Aid is a day-and-a-half long course that teaches people how to recognize the most common warning signs of mental illness including depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders and substance use, and the steps they can take to help someone get professional help. Click one of the following links to download a flyer for an upcoming training course:
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