February 2018 | Mental Health America

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February 2018

10 Ways to Show Yourself Some Love on Valentine’s Day

By Sahar Aker, Founder of I Choose Beauty

I didn't get married until I was 42, and trust me when I say I had plenty of years before then that I was single on Valentine's Day.

Seeing my friends and co-workers get roses and boxes of chocolate from their significant others made me question why this holiday should even exist.

Is Happiness the Secret to a Longer Life for Seniors?

By Nancy Kupka PhD, RN, Walgreens

Physician and philosopher Dr. Albert Schweitzer once said, “Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.”

Even if you don’t believe that bad memory contributes to happiness, most people would agree that good health might lead to happiness.

How Trump's Budget Will Affect People with Mental Health Conditions

By Caren Howard, MHA Advocacy Manager

You may have heard that the President released the Fiscal Year 2019 budget.

Typically, much of the budget takes form as a narrative about the administration’s strategy and perspective about the nation over the next ten years.

Yet Again

By: Paul Gionfriddo, MHA president and CEO

The shooting at the high school in Parkland, Florida hit close to home for me. Literally. It is about forty miles from my home in Lake Worth; ironically, this is about the same distance the Sandy Hook shooting was from my former home in Middletown, Connecticut. 

500 Montgomery Street, Suite 820
 Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone (703) 684.7722

Toll Free (800) 969.6642

Fax (703) 684.5968


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