Strong friendships in adolescence may benefit mental health in the long run
A study shows that teenagers with close friendships tend to be more adaptive to stress, report being happier due to an increased feeling of uniqueness, and are likely to do better academically. Read more in this story from Medical News Today.
How bosses can make their workplace more mental health friendly
Here are some simple and useful ways bosses can make their workplaces more mental health friendly. Learn more now.
When a loved one is in need: How to navigate conversations about mental health
Broaching the topic of mental health with a friend or loved one can be intimidating and difficult to navigate. This article from CBS News provides helpful information to keep in mind both before and during these conversations.
Ten Things to Know About Medicaid’s Role for Children with Behavioral Health Needs
Medicaid plays an important role for many children with behavioral health needs. Learn about important aspects of this coverage, in this article from Kaiser Family Foundation.
Another Celeb Speaks Up: Gillian Anderson tells of her battle with mental health challenges
Actress Gillian Anderson opens up about her mental health challenges and how she has been receiving therapy since she was 14 years old. Read more here.
Pennsylvania takes step forward in national mental health rankings
Pennsylvania has risen six spots to number nine in Mental Health America's latest annual U.S. rankings on the state of the nation's care for those with behavioral health challenges. Read the story from PhillyVoice.com.
School Nurses Can Be Mental Health 'Detectives', But They Need Help
School nurses can be on the front lines of identifying mental health needs in children. Find out more in this story from NPR.
Milestone Comments: Caregivers for Mentally Ill Need Help, Study Finds
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette asked for expert comment from Milestone Centers on a study detailing the support needed to those who care for those with behavioral health challenges. Read the story now.
Obituary: Milestone Centers CEO Barbara Conniff
We are very saddened to report the passing of our CEO, Barbara Conniff. She was a true visionary for those with developmental and behavioral health challenges and a great leader in every sense of the word. More information here.