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Mental Health Month May 2016

  Each year during the month of May, the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) hosts Mental Health Month to raise awareness of mental health and help fight the stigma against mental illness.   How Can You Show Your Support?   1. Take the stigmafree pledge¬†on NAMI.org 2. Share you experience with mental health 3.…

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March 30th is World Bipolar Day

  Approximately 5.7 million adult Americans, or about 2.6 percent of the U.S. population 18 years or older are affected by bipolar disorder each year, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. March 30 is World Bipolar Day, a day devoted to raising awareness of bipolar disorder to help eliminate the stigma. March 10th…

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National Mental Health Awareness Month

May 2014 is declared National Mental Health Awareness Month! By educating about and bringing public attention to mental health, we can reduce the stigma associated with mental illnesses. Spread the word about mental health, seeking treatment, and supporting those who are living with mental illnesses. Thanks, President Obama, for addressing such an important issue!  …

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