July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Heres how you can find help and show support
July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month and is a good time to assemble a support team to learn how to be an ally to those who may be struggling. What is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month? According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, in May of 2008, the US House of Representatives announced July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental Health America self-help materials: if you are feeling like you may need mental health assistance, Mental Health America has dedicated a site full of resources ranging from self-help to self-screenings, finding health care providers, tips for starting conversations about mental health, exercises for combating negative thoughts, finding support groups and so much more. Crisis assistance by Mental Health America: if you are in crisis, Mental Health America has resources that can help you.