Mental Health Awareness Month
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), states on its website that each year, “millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. In 2013, President Obama proclaimed May as National Mental Health Awareness Month and brought the issue of mental health to the forefront of our nation’s thoughts.” Each year, the movement grows stronger. Along with many organizations around the country, Local 28 is dedicating our efforts to spread mental health awareness throughout the month of May.
The National Alliance for Mental Illness..... “You are not alone”... I like this one
This next one has some fun upcoming events:
This one covers Eating Disorders again. I know we did that already but it is a part of MH awareness:
The first link that you provided Bill seems to be an article that was written in May 2017 so the statistics are likely from 2015 or earlier. this site has more up to date statistics if we wish to use them https://www.mhanational.org/issues/state-mental-health-america
I also like this mental health quiz as a way for people to engage with the site https://www.cdc.gov/mentalhealth/quiz/index.htm
That was a good site molly, the end of it is this link, https://www.cdc.gov/mentalhealth/, which I think can be added as a stand-alone point of information. The page has your quiz and several other helpful links.
Workshops and events every weekday in May
between May 3rd – May 29th
Click HERE for an events listing.
Please always keep in mind that Local 28 MAP’s Counselors and Peers, as well as Beacon MAP, are always available to talk (Contact Info available HERE on the MAP Homepage).