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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month Addresses Disparities in the Care System

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month Addresses Disparities in the Care System

  The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) named July as Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in honor of the late Bebe Moore Campbell, one of their leading advocates educating the public about mental health conditions. Now recognized by organizations nationwide, this awareness month furthers the conversation across many diverse communities to build a common understanding around mental health. The focus on Minority Mental Health has multiple purposes – to highlight the disparities...

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May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in News | 0 comments

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

May is a time to raise awareness about mental health conditions, and shift the conversation away from stigma towards normalizing these experiences. Mental health is a part of our daily lives, and should take priority alongside our physical health. Though 1 in 5 Americans are affected by mental illness, up to 90% of children and adults who receive mental health services are able to significantly reduce their symptoms and improve their quality of life. Knowing the warning signs can be the first...

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