Social Wellness=Nurturing yourself and your relationships

July is Social Wellness Month Celebrate Social Wellness Month by nurturing your social relationships. Volunteer with a group. Call an out-of-state friend. Join a hiking or running club. Social wellness means nurturing yourself and your relationships. It means giving and receiving social support – ensuring that you have friends and other people, including family, to […]

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Life with a Mental Illness

Mental Health America recognizes May as Mental Health Month with the goal of building public recognition about the importance of mental health to overall health and wellness, informing people of the ways that the mind and body interact with each other, and providing tips and tools for taking positive actions to protect mental health and […]

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National Suicide Prevention Week

September 7th – 13th is National Suicide Prevention Week and September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. In the United States alone, over 38,000 people die each year by suicide—that’s more than the number of deaths due to motor vehicle accidents—making suicide the #1 injury-related cause of death. Let’s also not forget the number of […]

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National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues. This week long event is sponsored by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration), an agency within the US Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to […]

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May is Mental Health Month

For over 65 years, Mental Health America has recognized May as Mental Health Month, with the goals of building public recognition about the importance of mental health to overall health and wellness; informing people of the ways that the mind and body interact with each other; and providing tips and tools for taking positive actions […]

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May is Mental Health Month!

  Mental Health America has recognized May as Mental Health Month for the past 65 years, with the goals of building public recognition about the importance of mental health to overall health and wellness; informing people of the ways that the mind and body interact with each other; and providing tips and tools for taking […]

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A Look at Suicide

September 10, 2013 | General, Mental Health

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day: a day when we can all take time to acknowledge the striking reality of the impact that mental illness plays in each of our lives every single day, whether it’s our own struggle or that of a friend or family member. According to the International Association for Suicide Prevention […]

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