Mental Health Awareness Month
Mental Health Awareness Month is observed throughout May in the United States.
It raises awareness about mental illnesses, such as: depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. It also draws attention to suicide, which may be precipitated by some mental illness. It educates communities about disorders and reducing the stigma that surrounds it. The month came about by presidential proclamation.
- Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
- National Institute of Mental Health
- National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
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