Each year during the first full week of October, we observe and celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW). This year, MHAW takes place from October 1-7. Let's use this opportunity to join the millions who …Read more »
I hope that in all the years I’ll be doing this that I’ve helped at least one person, not so much out of a crisis but to dig themselves out of a hole a little bit more. Michael E.
Mental illness is no reason to be alone or for your family to be stigmatized. Receiving help is just as humble as giving it. Mercedes
A life can be transformed at a moment’s time. Through the hardships you just have to remain hopeful until that moment arrives. Pedro & Jose
It is our struggles that help to define us. It is the experiences that make us human. Susan
When I see people, I see this look on their face when they hear more about culture, they hear more about the history, they can accept themselves. Janet
The solutions lie within the best attributes of our culture and the strength that that brings us and the spiritual wellness that that brings us. Art
Guest blog by: Teresa Chapa, PhD, MPA, Dean of the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University During Hispanic Heritage Month (Mes de la Herencia Hispana), which takes place September 15 to October …Read more »
Social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter’s Periscope have made videos simpler for people to share online, but now these companies are in a race against time to respond quickly to posts depicting self harm — before they go viral.Read more »
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To be an advocate, and someone who listens to those who have mental health issues, and to take a stand when it is needed. - Edawg17
To take care of my mental health and to help raise awareness to others that they are never alone, no matter how rough life is at times it will get better. - Sara-Beara
I pledge to be more intentional about learning about mental illness! - Camarillo
To do whatever I can to reduce stigmatic language, and help my fellow mental health advocates (providing they desire it). - "No Stigma" Sam
I will continue to help outreach to people with limited access and languages issues regarding their health care. - My health, my choice