Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide Prevention Month

By Nicole Milton, Training Manager “We don’t really talk about suicide and that’s a problem; staying silent about suicide creates confusion, promotes stigma, and isolates people when they need help the most.” The quote by Dr. Ali Mattu, Professor of Medical Psychology...
August is National Wellness Month

August is National Wellness Month

By Nicole Milton, Training Manager, MHA of Greater Houston A holistic approach to wellness includes addressing all aspects of yourself (physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social, and intellectual).  This approach is often found to yield the best results since it...
Self-Care is the Best Care

Self-Care is the Best Care

By Nicole Milton, Training Manager, MHA of Greater Houston In 2008 the US House of Representatives named July National Minority Mental Health Month to promote Mental Health/Mental Illness Awareness and improve access to mental health services among minority...
Building Resilience

Building Resilience

In the face of failure and adversity, we often are faced with feelings of disappointment and shame. While we need time to process these experiences, it’s important to remember that we are resilient and have skills that can get us through these tough times. While...