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BIPOC Mental Health Myth-busting

Written by Mental Health America In Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) communities, talking about mental health can be considered taboo. We'll uncover different “myths’’ that may exist in BIPOC communities about seeking mental health support and provide affirmations you can repeat to yourself to help you think positively about asking for help, even when you might hear messages saying the opposite. Myth #1: “Talking about my feelings and needing help is a sign of weakness.” It’s normal to…


Real Talk

How to Get Help and Why People Don't Discover the struggles many people face around getting help for mental health. Uncover the different types of help and where to get it, especially for people who might not know where to start. Address the common reasons people feel unsure about seeking help and how we can all help change that. Watch until the end for a mental health exercise! Thank you to the Putnam County Public Library for inviting us…


National Family Caregivers Month

National Family Caregivers Month -- celebrated each November -- is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. More than 50 million Americans provide crucial care and medical assistance to parents, children, siblings, or other loved ones. If you are a family caregiver, we want to connect you with information and resources that can help you maintain your mental health and better serve your loved ones. Caregiver Toolbox: Caregiver Help Desk: Family Caregiver Services in…

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