Mental Health Month
May is Mental Health Month, and this year's theme, #4Mind4Body, explores the topics of animal companionship, spirituality, humor, work-life balance, recreation, and social connections to help boost mental health and wellness.
Join the conversation by raising awareness and spreading the word about the importance of mental health, particularly among youth.
Get Involved this Month
- Check out the 2019 Mental Health Month toolkit, which includes materials and resources you can share with friends, family, or members of your community.
- Attend the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day on May 6, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. EDT, either in person or virtually. The event will be hosted in Washington, DC and live streamed.
- Consider trauma experienced by vulnerable youth when designing and implementing your adolescent pregnancy prevention program. View 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. These various screeners can help determine whether symptoms align with a mental health condition.