Mental Health Awareness Activities in Fresno County

Welcome to Mental Health Awareness Month!

Lime green is the national color of mental health awareness. Wearing a lime green ribbon is a great way to start a dialogue with friends, family, classmates, and co-workers about mental health. This year’s theme is Fitness #4Mind4Body. When we talk about health, it is important we focus on whole health and not just heart health, or liver health, or brain health. You have to see the whole person, and make use of the tools and resources that benefit minds and bodies together.

Below are a list of current activities in the Fresno Area

May 1st – May 2018 Mental Health Awareness Month Proclamation with the Board of Supervisors

May 4, 2018 – Suicide Prevention Collaborative at Blue Sky Wellness Center

May 4, 2018 – Senior Spring Fling at Sal Mosqueda Center

May 5, 2018 – NAMI Walk at Woodward Park. Walk begins at 9am. Please register at namiwalks.org

May 5, 2018 – May 31, 2018 Be Kind To Your Mind 5K & 10K – A Virtual Race! See Event Brite for more details.

May 7 – May 11, 2018 Turning Point TAYS is hosting a week full of events promoting mental health awareness. Please contact TP-TAYS for more info.

May 9, 2018 – Education and Support for ADHD Symptoms is just one the workshops California Psychological Institute (CPI) offers to assist in supporting and educating resource parents, and/or community members about the mental health needs of children in foster care. See Event Brite for more details.

May 11, 2018 – Turning Point Vista will be holding a picnic at Woodward Park. Please contact TP-Vista for more information.

May 11,2018 – Gateway Health Fair for Students and Parents!

May 16, 2018 – Department of Behavioral Health Board Meeting (Public Service Announcement regarding Mental Health Month)

May 25, 2018 – Valley Children’s Hospital at Chukchansi Park

May 25, 2018 – Mental Health First Aid Training. See Event Brite for more details.

These are just some events taking place in our county. Throughout the entire month the Fresno County’s Department of Behavioral Health is dedicated to bringing awareness to our community and supporting their decision to STOP THE STIGMA!

If you have any questions regarding any of the events or know of any additional events, please feel free to contact DBH at 600-9147.

Venue

DBH

3113 N Millbrook Ave, Fresno, CA 93702, USA

http://www.co.fresno.ca.us/departments/behavioral-health

Organizer

Fresno County - DBH

[email protected]

Cost

Most events are FREE or require registration.

Event Website

http://www.co.fresno.ca.us/departments/behavioral-health