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 […]
The presenter brought on Koreen King and they try to get to the center of what type of person they both think they are. They talk about introversion and extroversion and why other people’s energy plays a big part. Koreen is navigating a new space of living alone and she describes her transition to this […]
Stress and sleep are closely linked. Stress can adversely affect sleep quality and duration, while insufficient sleep can increase stress levels. Both stress and a lack of sleep can lead to lasting physical and mental health problems. Learn more tips and tricks to help with getting more sleep this time of year.
Facilitated by: Etienne Janco, LCSW, LAC Please join us for a compassionate support group open to all current and former STEM staff impacted by May 7th. The group includes learning and practicing resiliency skills, trauma education, and self-care while honoring a safe, confidential place to share. THIS GROUP IS MEETING IN PERSON AT THE CENTER […]