|Mental Health Awareness Month is recognized each May with the goal of increasing awareness on mental health’s impact. Did you know that one in five Americans will experience a mental health illness in their lifetime? According to the CDC, these rates have elevated in the last year with 44 percent of Americans reporting depression or anxiety. Mental Health America began promoting Mental Health Awareness Month in 1949 and has continued to provide resources ever since.
If you are curious about your mental health, you can check out Mental Health America’s free private health screening. You can also access a variety of resources, tools, and worksheets to better understand and improve your mental health (link below).
Mental Health Month Tool Kit
Sources: Mental Health America (2021, May)