National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September 2021  |  Source: NAMI Suicidal thoughts, much like mental health conditions, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. In fact, suicide is often the result of an…

National Recovery Month

This Year's National Recovery Month Theme: What is Recovery Month? Now in its 32nd year, Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery, just as we celebrate improvements made by…

National Suicide Prevention Week

September 2021  |  Source: Dominic Nicosia Get Involved and Show Your Support during National Suicide Prevention Week 2021 This week marks National Suicide Prevention Week 2021, an event coordinated by…

World Suicide Prevention Day

September 2021  |  International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) One in every 100 deaths worldwide is the result of suicide. It can affect every one of us. Each and every…

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico,…

National Physician Suicide Awareness Day

In the year and a half since COVID-19 upended daily life, mental health challenges among physicians have skyrocketed, accelerating an already dire health crisis that has been increasing for years.…

National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

It’s aggressive, mean, and potentially life-threatening. Bullying comes in many forms, none of which are acceptable. According to a recent federal survey, nearly 20 percent of U.S. high school students…

National Depression Awareness Month

Depression can wear you out at the exact time you need all of your strength to fight. Trying to cope is extremely tiring — and it’s often difficult to know…

Mental Illness Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week was established in 1990 by the U.S. Congress in recognition of efforts by the National Alliance on Mental Illness to educate and increase awareness about mental illness. It takes place every year during the first full week of October. During this week, mental health advocates and organizations across the U.S. join…

National Be Nice Day

Every year on October 5, people come together to celebrate National Be Nice Day. It’s a no-brainer that we should be nice each and every day, but unfortunately, in this complicated world, that’s a tough goal to achieve on a daily basis. Luckily, there’s one special day where we can fully concentrate on kindness towards…