Resources

Ready to join California’s Mental Health Movement and make a change in your community? Looking for information for yourself or someone you care about? We’ve gathered these helpful resources from national and local organizations working to promote mental health.

Are you a mental health professional looking for even more resources? Check out the complete Each Mind Matters Program and Resource Catalogue.

2016 May is Mental Health Matters Month Toolkit

Each Mind Matters encourages you to get involved with May is Mental Health Matters Month! This toolkit presents activity ideas and resources that will help individuals and organizations celebrate mental health and wellness and raise awareness within their communities. Download the toolkit here to see how you can join California's mental health movement!

B Stigma-Free

B Stigma-Free is a national non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that helps create a kinder society so people with differences are accepted, respected and included for who they are. Through Cross-Identity Collaboration™ we partner with our stakeholders to educate and engage the community to reduce bias and prejudice.

California Mental Health Parity Act

Disability Rights California created a short video explaining the California Mental Health Parity Act. Note that this video is for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. If you have a legal question, you can contact Disability Rights California or another attorney of your choice.

Bring Change 2 Mind

Bring Change 2 Mind (BC2M) is a national anti-stigma campaign aimed at removing misconceptions about mental illness. BC2M works to end the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness through widely distributed public education materials and programs based on the latest scientific insights and measured for effectiveness.

LGBTQ Mental Health Booklet

If you’re LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and/or Questioning), and going through a tough time, you’re not alone. Being LGBTQ does not mean you have a mental illness, but it does put you at a higher risk for mental health challenges because of the stigma and discrimination you may face from family, friends and society. This booklet is a basic guide for how to talk and think about mental health and sexual orientation, some ways to cope with stress and emotions, and how to get support for yourself and others.

inTransition

inTransition assigns a personal coach to support veterans moving between health care systems or providers.

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Are you a mental health professional or running a mental health focused program or organization? Looking for a more in-depth listing of tools, information and resources? See Each Mind Matters Program and Resource Catalogue.