Mental Health America: May is Mental Health Month 2011
With over a century of advocacy, public education, and the delivery of programs and services, Mental Health America (MHA) is the country’s leading nonprofit dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives. MHA is proud to continue its tradition of celebrating “May is Mental Health Month,” which began in 1949 to raise awareness of mental health conditions and mental wellness for all.This year, they are addressing these important issues through two themes:Do More for 1 in 4 is a call to action to help the 1 in 4 American adults who live with a diagnosable, treatable mental health condition and the fact that they can go on to live full and productive lives.The second theme, Live Well! It’s Essential for Your Potential, focuses on the importance of mental wellness and the steps everyone can take to improve their well-being and resiliency in the face of difficult times and challenges. Mental Health America’s Live Your Life Well program offers ten science-based tools to manage stress and help you relax, grow and flourish.For more information and free posters, click the link below.Mental Health America: May is Mental Health Month 2011.