“Group rings bells in honor of Mental Health Month”

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This May 17, 2014 Bradford Era article talks about the folks from STEPS drop-in center who have been ringing bells for the past several years to celebrate Mental health awareness month.

“Annual Observance of Mental Health Month is Not Cause for Celebration “

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This April 29, 2014 PR Web article talks about the bitter sweetness of the annual observance of Mental Health Awareness Month in May

Mental Health Awareness Ribbon

Mental Health Awareness Ribbon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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Mental Health Awareness Month is used in the United States to raise awareness of mental illness and it’s impact not only on the person who has a mental illness, but the impact their diagnosis has on the world around them.

“NAMI Wilkes-Barre Observes Mental Health Awareness Week Oct. 6-12, 2013”

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This October 1, 2013 article on the PA Homepage website talks about NAMI Wilkes-Barre plans for observing Mental Health Awareness week this week.

“Autism often goes undetected in Black kids”

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This June 21, 2013 article on the Pittsburgh New Courier website talks about the issues faced by members of the Black community about Autism.

 

“‘Railway spine’? ‘Soldier’s heart’? Try ‘PTSD.’”

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This June 21, 2013 article found on the Philly.com website talks about PTSD awareness Month and offers an overview of the disorder.

 

“Presidential Proclamation — National Mental Health Awareness Month, 2013”

English: President Barack Obama writes at his ...

English: President Barack Obama writes at his desk in the Oval Office 3/3/09. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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On April 30, 2013, President Barack Obama signed a proclamation officially recognizing May 2013 as National Mental Health Awareness Month.

 

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