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We believe most fears associated with mental health are due to not being educated. Find resources here for yourself, a friend, or your child. Being educated means being prepared for the twists and turns life can throw at you or a loved one.


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Recent Blog Post


Mar 25, 2014 | Coping with Anxiety - Guest Blog by Dr. Wilfried Busse

Anxiety can easily consume the lives of those it touches. The worry, stress and apprehension that comes with this disorder undoubtedly takes a severe toll on individuals both mentally and physically. The root of anxiety may be caused by several different factors, such as stress from school or work, finances, drugs, psychological abuse, upcoming social events, and more.

Recognizing signs of anxiety in oneself as well as others is essential. There are several useful ways to manage your levels of anxiety in order to maintain a better peace of mind. Here are a handful of examples of how to better cope when you become anxious [...]

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Upcoming Events

Make a mark for Mark - Palmyra Church of the Brethren | May 18th, 2014 @ 4:00pm | Download Poster
Please Live is coming to Palmyra, PA to host a huge mental health fair. We will be discussing depression, anxiety, and suicide, how to identify symptoms in yourself and in your friends, how to help a loved one who is struggling, where to go to receive help, and what happens when you seek treatment. So far we have nine confirmed service agencies who will be present to answer your questions and help support the community. For more information, check out our facebook event page. If you are a service agency that would like to be part of our event, or if you are a business that is interested in sponsoring the event, please email us at support@pleaselive.org

Mental Health First Aid Training | Mental Wellness Awareness Association
Did you know you are more likley to encounter someone in a mental health crisis than in any medical crisis? This valuable training teaches you the skills to assess and intervene in a variety of mental health situations. Click here to visit our partners at the Mental Wellness Awareness Association for upcoming training events.

Resources

Looking for resources on Suicide & Depression? Here are a few of our favorites. For a complete list, check out our Resources page!

Download Mental Health First Aid Brochure

Download Suicide Statistics Infographic

Download SAFE Self-Injury Fact Sheet

Download How to Help an Online Suicidal Person

Download Health Care Resources Guide (State)

Download Health Care Resources Guide (Local)