Mental Health Awareness Month
May 3, 2021
Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness Month? Each year, millions of American’s live with a mental illness. During May, organizations around the country raise awareness about mental health to fight stigma, provide support, educate, and advocate.
Over the past year, COVID-19 has negatively impacted people across the country. From those grieving the loss of loved ones, the stress of losing jobs, isolation of not being able to see family and friends, and creating barriers to accessing supports and services. Now more than ever it’s important to raise awareness of mental health issues, and provide supports and information.
AID in PA has a variety of resources around ways to maintain and care for your mental health throughout the stress of COVID-19. You can also check out eLearning courses on LANTERN for more information:
ASERT has resources aimed at providing information about how different mental health diagnoses impact autistic individuals, as well as resources on how to support them. Check out these resource collections for more information:
For additional information and resources, check out these organizations: