Making Mental Health a Priority During Pride Month

During the month of June each year, we join together with others to recognize Pride Month, a time to reflect on the impact lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people have had in the world. When it comes to the health and well being of the LGBTQ population, research suggests individuals who identify as LGBTQ face health disparities linked to societal stigma, discrimination, and denial of their civil and human rights…

Mental Health Awareness Month–#4Mind4Body

Since 1949, Mental Health America and its chapters, including Mental Health America of the MidSouth, along with other mental health organizations and advocates across the country, have observed May as Mental Health Awareness Month. The goal of this observance is to raise nationwide awareness about issues related to and importance of mental health and wellbeing…

Becoming Alcohol Aware is Good for Your Mental Health

Each April, the United States recognizes Alcohol Awareness Month, a public health program organized by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. Through nationwide education and awareness efforts, this is a time each year for the country to come together to help reduce the stigma associated with alcohol addiction…