When is Mental Health Awareness Month?

Every year, millions of Americans face the reality of living with mental illness. During the month of May, NAMI joins the national movement. During May, NAMI Joins National Movement to Raise Mental Health Awareness. Every year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public, and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families.

Switch to Chrome, Edge, Firefox or Safari Miriam E. Delphin-Rittmon, PhD. If you need help with a suicide or mental health crisis, or are concerned about someone else, call or text 1-800-273-8255 or visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline chat to connect with a trained crisis counselor. National Prevention Week (NPW) is a national public education platform that brings together communities and organizations to raise awareness of the importance of substance use prevention and positive mental health.

Learn more about hosting a community event near you. MTV, in coordination with the White House, HHS and SAMHSA, will convene the first Youth Action Forum on Mental Health to Drive the Culture of Awareness to Action on Mental Health through Storytelling and Media. Visit SAMHSA's Facebook Page Visit SAMHSA on Twitter Visit SAMHSA's YouTube Channel Visit SAMHSA on LinkedIn Visit SAMHSA on Instagram SAMHSA Blog SAMHSA's Mission is to Reduce the Impact of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness on U.S. Communities.

My strategy includes actions that will expand the portfolio of behavioral health professionals in areas of greatest need, integrate mental health and substance use treatment into primary care, and expand access through more virtual care options. Plan a Screening of Each and Every Day Created in collaboration with MTV and JED, and by filmmakers Sheila Nevins and Alexandra Shiva, this powerful documentary explores the mental health of young people through the eyes of nine different young people who have attempted suicide or struggled with suicidal thoughts. We can help address mental health issues through medication administration, individual therapy, group therapy, case management and more in an outpatient setting. the Community Living Administration, the Health Resources and Services Administration, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

The AHA supports the integration of physical and behavioral health and helps hospitals play a key role in building partnerships to ensure access to comprehensive and ongoing behavioral health care. AHA Aims to Help Hospitals and Health Systems Increase Integration of Physical and Behavioral Health Services in Acute Inpatients, Emergency Departments and Primary Care. Health plans and health insurance issuers that offer mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) benefits must provide those benefits comparable to their general medical and surgical care coverage. The COVID-19 pandemic has only contributed to rising rates of mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety, substance abuse, and serious thoughts of suicide and suicide attempts, especially among young people and marginalized communities.

Richard Cho will follow, then Public Health Advisor at SAMHSA's Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS): Dr. The medical community now broadly views integrating behavioral health care with primary care as an effective strategy to improve the outcomes of millions of Americans with behavioral health. conditions. Creating positive habits is a great way to support your mental health when you're doing well and helps you develop skills that you can use if you're facing symptoms of a mental health condition.


Diana Anzaldua
Diana Anzaldua

Diana Anzaldua, LCSW - S, TYCT, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Trauma-Informed Yoga Teacher in Central Texas. As the founder and owner of Austin Trauma Therapy Center, she teaches clients new skills for coping and adapting to the daily stresses of life so they can live the life they imagined by connecting them to their true authentic selves. Diana has been featured in industry magazines & websites such as Bustle, Hello Giggles, Yahoo, PBS, Allure, and more. Diana started this website to help answer FAQs for people interested in learning more about therapy around the world!