Mental Health Awareness
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Adult Mental Health First Aid 

Date: Saturday, November 19, 9:00am - 3:00pm ET

Youth Mental Health First Aid 

Date: Monday, November 21, 9:30am - 3:00pm CT

Congratulations to our MH First Aiders!

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2023 MHFA Courses TBA

We're Big On Mental Health

Awareness In Your Neighborhood

Everyone has a role to play to raise mental health awareness in their neighborhood. The "neighborhood-based approach" promotes Mental Health First Aid training and certification to educate and help individuals recognize the signs.  BeeThe1ToHelpSomeone offers information for accessible self-help resources, sources for evidence based mental health apps and links for culture sensitive professional treatment options for mentally healthier lives.

BeeThe1To #StingTheStigma

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Virtual Class / Sat, Nov. 19
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Mental Illness Does Not Discriminate

Occasional grief, stress, and sadness are normal. But when when patterns or changes in thinking, feeling or behaving causes distress or disrupt one's ability to function can suggest help is needed. A mental health condition can affect anyone regardless of age, income, race, or gender.

 

Mental illnesses include anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders and many others. The two most common mental health illnesses are depression and anxiety, affecting millions of Americans. There is no single cause for mental illness—hereditary, environment, lifestyle, and life events can all play a role. *Click here for common signs and symptoms.

 
 

You know "the people in your neighborhood."

Everyone has a role to play to raise mental health awareness in their neighborhood. The "neighborhood-based approach" promotes Mental Health First Aid training and certification to educate and help individuals recognize the signs.  BeeThe1ToHelpSomeone offers information for accessible self-help resources, evidence based Mental Health apps and culture sensitivprofessional treatment options for mentally healthier lives.

 

You know the people in your unique neighborhood!

BeeThe1To #StingStigma

Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based education and prevention tool that improves the public's knowledge of mental health. The course helps you to recognize the signs to help a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a crisis until professional help is obtained or the crisis is resolved. 

 

BeeThe1ToHelpSomeone is at the forefront of culture-sensitive help. The "neighborhood-based approach" offers cultural sensitive resources that are key to care and recovery in diverse communities adversely affected entirely due to the conditions in which they are born, grow, live, work and age. Culturally competent healthcare providers are able to deliver better diagnosis and outcomes  

 "There is no health without mental health."

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We're Here For You

Run with us...

Run the race for a culture of mental health awareness with us to #stingstigma, judgement and shame attached to mental illnesses. Run the race until everyone in need of mental health care receives care that's affordable and available for all in need. 

 Our Resources Specialists are trained and certified Mental Health First Aiders.  Just as CPR helps to assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis. Mental Health First Aiders are needed. in schools, dormitories, workplace, communities of faith and in the home.  

We are in this together! You are not alone.

Let's"start the conversation."

Let's #StingTheStigmas

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The Race Continues...

Hold the Date for the 6th Annual 5k

for Neighborhood Awareness 2023

October 18 - 28

5K Neighborhood Participants 

"To the world you may be
one person, but to one person
you may be their world."
Everyone has an amazing role to play to raise mental health awareness.
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Thank you for supporting

what you believe in. We appreciate you!