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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted on General, Self-Esteem, Stress May 1, 2022 by Mary George

May is Mental Health Awareness Month – When you are struggling, speaking up can be scary and difficult. We have put together some positive resources for kids, teens and parents to help get the conversation started, realize that they are not alone and to help them feel comfortable with their mental health. As always, please reach out to us if we can help in any way!
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RESOURCES
Dare to Share The Dare to Share campaign features celebrities and kids telling powerful stories about their own challenges and how they found the courage to ask for support.
May Mental Health Awareness Campaign
Child Mind Institute

She Persisted – A Teen Mental Health Resource created by a teen – podcast and website

How to Help Kids Who Are Lonely – What Parents can say to kids who are struggling socially and how they can help.

Child Mind Institute

 

Talkspace – Talkspace is convenient, affordable, and confidential therapy you can do anywhere, anytime.

Wondermind – The newly launched site offers a newsletter as well as psychological practices and tools people can use to practice “mental fitness.”

Go Noodle – The Moderators – series intentionally sets out to make it “cool” for kids to express their feelings.

Positive instagram accounts focusing on mental health:
@ voicesofhope
@ mentalhealthcoalition
@ behinddeverysmile

@ discuss.mentalhealth

 

*If you or a loved one is struggling with suicidal thoughts please call 1-800-273-8255.

 

The objective of these resources and offerings are educational, not psychotherapeutic in nature and should not be substituted for psychological counseling, psychotherapy, mental health counseling, or any other type of psychotherapy or medical advice.

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