Mental Health Awareness Events
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Did You Know?
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
October is National Bullying Prevention Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
September 9-15 is National Suicide Prevention Week
September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day
October 7-13 is Mental Illness Awareness Week
October 10 is World Mental Health Day
May 2-8 is Children's Mental Health Awareness Week
May 10 is Children's Mental Health Awareness Day
March 19-23 is National Youth Violence Prevention Week
IF IN A CRISIS:
Call 911 or take the person to the E.R. or walk-in clinic at a hospital. Do not leave the person until help is available.
"Feelings of sadness or hopelessness, often accompanied by anxiety."
"Declining school performance. Loss of pleasure/interest in social and sports activities. Sleeping too little or too much."
"Major changes in weight or appetite. Inability to concentrate or think clearly. Withdrawal from friends and family and no desire to go out."
"Talking about 'going away', killing oneself, being a burden to others, feeling trapped or in unbearable pain."
"Giving away favorite possessions. Suddenly very happy and cheerful moods after being depressed or sad for a long time."
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