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Reducing Mental Health Stigma

This is part 2 in a series of blogs focused on Mental Health Awareness Month, which is observed during the month of May. I think it is important to mention that I am not a mental health professional and that all blogs written to support this series are based on my experiences, as well as through the reading and research I have done to support the topics chosen.   I received a tremendous response after sharing the first blog in this series asking for your help and suggestions to support...

Mental Health Awareness Month

Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness Month and that it has been observed in the United States since 1949?   Mental health is a topic that is uncomfortable for many and misunderstood by even more. It is also an area that so many are working so hard on. Eliminating stigma, providing support and sharing resources are just a few parts of this movement to raise awareness about mental health.   This is the first in a series of blogs I will be sharing throughout the month.  I will be...