Books (topics alphabetized)

How To Talk So Teens Will Listen & Listen So Teens Will Talk 
- Faber & Mazish

 Brainstorm—Understanding Adolescent Brain Development
 - Daniel Siegel


Act on Life, Not on Anger by Eifert 
- McKay, & Forsyth

Letting Go of Anger & Stop Anger Now Workbook 
- Potter-Efron

Anger Free 
- W. Doyle Gentry
Growing Yourself Back Up
- John Lee

Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Compassion 
- Marshall Rosenberg

Anger — The Misunderstood Emotion
 - Carol Tavris

Look me in the Eye
 - Robinson

 Don't Let Emotions Run Your Life for Teens (workbook)
 - Sheri van Dijk

Tear Soup
- Chuck DeKlyen and Pat Schwiebert

Co-parenting 101: Helping your Kids Thrive in Two Household After Divorce

- Deesha Philyaw

The Co-Parenting Survival Guide: Letting Go of Conflict After a Difficult Divorce 
- Elizabeth Thayer, PhD
Parenting Teens with Love and Logic
- Foster Cline, MD & Jim Fay

Get Out of My life, But First Will you Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall: A parent’s guide to the new teenager 
- Anthony Wolf

 If the Buddha Had Kids
 - Charlotte Kasl

Motherless Daughters, The legacy of Loss 
- Hope Edelman

Reviving Ophelia, Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
- Mary Pipher, PhD

A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens 
- Geltman


Simplicity Parenting 
- Kim John Payne
This book offers research about the prevalent issue of anxiety in children today and ways that parents can slow down and provide a calm and supportive environment for their children.

The Intentional Family 
- William Doherty
This book offers ideas for how families can create rituals and traditions.

The Porn Trap 
- Maltz

Shadow of the Net
- Carnes

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The Key to Breaking Mental Health Stigma: Online Education

05/22/2019 3:25 PM

By Marjorie Morrison, CEO & President of Psych Hub

Through my four years as CEO and founder of PsychArmor, I learned firsthand how to create a movement through online learning. As I looked deeper into issues that veterans face, the more I learned how prevalent those issues are to the entire country’s population.

There are harrowing stats.

MHA Partners with Race Car Driver Justin Peck to Address Mental Illness Before Stage 4

05/14/2019 5:25 PM

Alexandria, VA –– Mental Health America (MHA) is excited to announce that it is partnering with Justin Peck, world-renowned off-road and desert driver and owner of Race Pro Technologies racing team, to bring much needed attention to the issues of mental health and addiction.

Ten to Twenty Percent of New Moms Experience Postpartum Depression: Why Should Employers Care?

05/09/2019 2:34 PM

By Carole Mendoza, IBM Director of Global Health Benefits and Well-being Strategy, and Board Member, 2020 Mom

Pregnancy and childbirth are often an exciting, happy time in a family’s life, but it is also an incredibly stressful time to the whole family. This becomes even more difficult when mom works.

How Crayons Saved My Life: Art & Recovery

05/06/2019 7:58 PM

By Amanda Lipp, Founder & CEO of The Giving Gallery

MHA Excited to Partner with Burger King Restaurants "Real Meal" Boxes

05/01/2019 1:07 PM

Mental Health America (MHA) is pleased to announce a new collaboration with BURGER KING® to bring attention to mental health.

BURGER KING® restaurants understands that no one is happy all the time. Today they are launching new boxes, dubbed Real Meals, which come in a variety of different moods – including the Pissed Meal, Blue Meal, Salty Meal, YAAAS Meal and DGAF Meal. The boxes, which will also have MHA’s logo included, can be ordered with the purchase of a WHOPPER® meal, which includes the flame-grilled WHOPPER® sandwich, plus French fries and a drink.

MHA Kicks Off Mental Health Month, Focusing on 4Mind4Body Theme

05/01/2019 12:00 PM

Alexandria, VA - Mental Health America (MHA) is proud to have started May is Mental Health Month in 1949, and since then has led the observance by reaching millions of people through the media, local events and online mental health screenings. Over the past seventy years, it has become the most widely recognized mental health awareness effort in the world.

MHA Partners with MedCircle to Launch $5 Million KnowBrainer Mental Health Campaign

04/29/2019 1:03 PM

April 29, 2019

Alexandria, VA –– Mental Health America (MHA) is excited to announce that it has partnered with MedCircle on its new KnowBrainer Campaign - an initiative where individuals watch a two-minute video about the brain and MedCircle donates to MHA.

What We’ve Learned from Alcohol Screenings

04/05/2019 3:02 PM

By Madeline Reinert, MHA Policy and Programs Associate