Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families. […]
There’s no better time to inspire confidence in high school and middle school students than National Teen Self-Esteem Month. In May, we make an extra effort to counter self-worth and self-image problems teens may face. Sponsored by I Am Worth More, a nonprofit that connects teens to resources and helps them increase their positive entertainment […]
May is Asian American - Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. AAPI Heritage commemoration was first proposed in 1977 to observe the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States (May 7, 1843), and the completion of the transcontinental railroad, constructed mainly by Chinese […]
National Mental Health Awareness Week is organized between May 10 and May 16. Mental health is still a taboo topic in many countries and communities. People who are mentally ill are not necessarily crazy, which is a general misconception. At least one in four people is in dire need of mental health checkups around the […]
Hey Teens~ Let's talk about the stress you're going through with tests... You know you're not alone in your feelings. Listen to this group of teens on their struggles and how they cope, you may find a new way of dealing with your stress.