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Mental Health Month 2016

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May was Mental Health Awareness Month. Throughout the month, we shared stories of hope and recovery and anything else mental health month related.

A Mental Health Month Statement From Our CEO

“Throughout May, you will hear many different voices from our organization, from people with many different roles, and from many different cultures. But we will all be talking about the one common theme that bonds us all.” Click here to read the rest.

Mental Health Month Calendar

Click here to view our Mental Health Month Calendar full of important awareness days, public events and more!

Our New Blog Series:


To kick off Mental Health Awareness Month, we launched our new blog series, #‎WriteOnSarah‬. Click here to learn more about blogger Sarah Vander Schaaff and what she’ll be covering over the next few months.

On Our Minds

Check out our other new blog series, On Our Minds, as we explore the different departments here at MHA-NYC. We’ll be giving you a glimpse of the lifesaving work we do, day after day. Click here to read our first blog by Anitha Iyer, Ph.D., H2H’s Clinical Director.

Mental Health Month News Roundup

ThriveNYC video featuring First Lady of New York City, Chirlane McCray, and Mayor Bill de Blasio by NYC Health

“Let’s Open Up the Dialogue Around Mental Health on Campus” by Alexi Chacon, Scenarios Blog

“May is Mental Health Awareness Month” Press Release by CACS, DGRNews.com

“Another Voice: VA steps up outreach on mental health issues” by Wendy Tenhula, The Buffalo News

“Mayors must do more on mental health” by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Mayor Mick Cornett, The Hill

“Kate Middleton, Prince William & Prince Harry Wear Teal Headbands in Heartwarming Mental Health PSA” by Corinne Heller, E! News

“Women’s Health Tackles Mental Health; Editor in Chief Reveals Her Personal Struggle in May Issue” by Alexandra Steigrad, WWD

“May is Mental Health Awareness Month: Learn about an issue 25% of Americans deal with” by Ginger Isenberg, Odyssey

“Suicide is more than just a veteran problem” By Brian Wagner, Task & Purpose“Mental health diagnoses rise significantly for military children” By American Academy of Pediatrics, Science Daily

“Here’s why we need mental health action not mental health awareness” By Matthew Rodriguez, Identities.Mic

“Veterans more likely to delay seeking health care” By Wolters Kluwer Health, Science Daily

“Pentagon perpetuates stigma of mental health counseling, study says” By Gregg Zoroya, USA Today

“Here’s what obamacare did for mental health” By Kimberly Leonard, U.S. News

“One big reason we need to talk more about mental health” By Zach Watson, Greatist

“Stressed Out: the mental health to-do list” By Caitlyn McCain, Huffpost College

“May highlights mental health” By Alonzo Weston, St. Joseph News-Press

“MIT Puppy Lab to open during National Mental Health Awareness Month” By Sarah Goodman, MIT News

“Together We Can Increase Knowledge about Mental Health” By Navy Medicine

“May is Mental Health Awareness Month” By Steve Wiliams, Care2