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Mental Health Month

Mental Health Month

Event Date: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, May 31, 2017 (All day)

This year’s Mental Health Month theme, Risky Business, aims to educate people about the behaviors and habits that increase the risk for developing or worsening mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety. This May, help raise awareness and spread the word about the importance of mental health, particularly among youth.

Get Involved this Month

  • Download the 2017 Mental Health Month toolkit, which includes materials and resources you can share with friends, family, or members of your community.
  • Read our blog post on how to support and engage sexual minority youth, who experience more violence and depression than their heterosexual peers.
  • Download the slides or watch the recording from our webinar, Understanding the Impact of Trauma in Developing Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs for Tribal Youth.
  • Check out these mental health screening tools for adults and youth. These various screeners can help determine whether symptoms align with a mental health condition.

 

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