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Mental Health Resources to Know And Share During Mental Health Awareness Month

My Brains Not Broken

Sharing our experiences around mental health is crucial to shrinking the stigma and improving the way we treat mental health in our communities, but it’s also important to share resources. That being said, here are some links to a few mental health organizations, resources and help lines!

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ACE 101: Parental Substance Abuse

Stop Abuse Campaign

There are a lot of complexities with parental substance abuse as one of the ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) in terms of policy and prevention, but first, we need to understand it from a child’s point of view. . Why is parental substance abuse a trauma? Substance abuse can complicate the parent-child attachment.

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Dial 988: Mental Health Hotline Launches July 16

Shelter, Inc

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimated calls and texts to the suicide hotline will more than double in 2022 to 7.6 In response to the mental health crisis, Gov. Pritzker enacted two mental health bills into law last year. million, up from 3.3 million in 2020.

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The Ugly Truth About Mental Health Stigma

Stop Abuse Campaign

Shocking Barriers Killing Our Mental Health. Mental health can be a very traumatizing thing to open up about due to the stigma surrounding it. Seeking mental health help can almost feel like admitting that something is wrong with you. Little known facts about mental health. It’s not our fault.

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Guest Post: The Difference Between Mental Health & Mental Illness by Amelia Blackwater

Bipolar Bandit

Wh at is Mental Health? Mental health reflects “our emotional, psychological, & social well-being.”. Mental health can affect, how we think, feel, & act. You can have both good or bad mental health. . You can have both good or bad mental health. . What is Mental Illness?

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My Mental Health is Bad! Why and What Now?

Stop Abuse Campaign

If you’ve ever felt concerned about your mental health, you’re not alone. Mental health is an increasingly important issue in our society. Roughly 1 in 5 adults report experiencing mental health problems each year. Our individual experiences are what shape our mental and emotional health.

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Black Youth Mental Health and Its Impact on Suicide in the United States

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An issue that has gone largely unexplored until recently, however, is the alarming rise of suicide rates among Black youth and the general state of mental health in this group. In the past, research on youth suicide focused mainly on white youth, leaving holes in our understanding of mental health and suicidality among Black youth.