How does NAMI raise awareness?

How does NAMI raise awareness?

Implement one of NAMI’s free community outreach programs such as Ending the Silence, Sharing Hope or NAMI FaithNet. Raise awareness during Mental Health Month, Mental Illness Awareness Week, National Minority Mental Health Month and Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

What day is mental health Awareness Day 2020?

October 10
World Mental Health Day is on October 10 and as our understanding of mental health grows, we grow along with it.

What is the theme for Mental Health Awareness Month 2021?

Tools 2 Thrive theme
In 2021, Mental Health America continues with its Tools 2 Thrive theme for Mental Health Awareness Month. Tools 2 Thrive “provides practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase their resiliency regardless of their personal situation.”

Is there a mental health Awareness Day?

Mental Illness Awareness Week takes place from October 3-9, 2021. National Depression Screening Day is October 7 and World Mental Health Day is October 10.

How can I bring more awareness to my mental health?

How to get involved with mental health awareness

  1. Take a free mental health screening. You can visit MHAscreening.org and take a mental health screening.
  2. Share information locally.
  3. Spread messages of hope to those in need.
  4. Take time for your mental health.
  5. Commit to being a Mental Health Champion.

Is there a Depression awareness Day?

Have you ever wondered what depression is or whether you might be depressed?

What is the color for mental health awareness?

The green ribbon is the international symbol for mental health awareness.

What month is National mental health Month?

On April 30th, 2021, the Biden administration released “A Proclamation on National Mental Health Awareness Month,” recognizing May as National Mental Health Awareness Month. In addition, 34 states have released similar proclamations, declaring May as Mental Health Awareness Month statewide.

What are the 4 types of mental illness?

Types of mental illness

  • mood disorders (such as depression or bipolar disorder)
  • anxiety disorders.
  • personality disorders.
  • psychotic disorders (such as schizophrenia)
  • eating disorders.
  • trauma-related disorders (such as post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • substance abuse disorders.

Is there an anxiety awareness Day?

Each year the first week of May is recognized as National Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week. Designated to raise awareness surrounding the most common mental health disorders in the United States, this week is important for ending stigmas surrounding mental illness.

How will you feel if you are aware of the mental health issues?

Feeling excessively sad or low. Confused thinking or problems concentrating and learning. Extreme mood changes, including uncontrollable “highs” or feelings of euphoria. Prolonged or strong feelings of irritability or anger.

Why is it important to raise awareness on mental health?

Mental health awareness increases the chances for early intervention, which can result in a fast recovery. Awareness reduces negative adjectives that have been set to describe our people with a metal illness. By raising awareness, mental health can now be seen as an illness. These illnesses can be managed by treatment.