May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Published: May 5, 2021

The month of May is observed annually as Mental Health Awareness Month throughout the United States. As you join in this observance, please commit yourself to some small role you might be able to play all year long to .

The purpose of Mental Health Awareness Month is to raise awareness and educate the public about: mental illnesses, such as the 18.1% of Americans who suffer from depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder; the realities of living with these conditions; and strategies for attaining mental health and wellness.

Please a take a few minutes to review the information, including sharable tools, offered by our colleagues at Mental Health America and NAMI using the icons below.

Please also take time to practice “self care”.
Listen to “The Missing Ingredient in Self Care” from Portia Jackson-Preston and TEDxCrenshaw.