May 2018 | Mental Health America

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May 2018

Asian American Mental Health and the ‘Model Minority’ Myth

By Jennifer Cheang, MHA Digital Marketing Manager

Not only is May observed as Mental Health Awareness Month, but it’s also designated as Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

2 Big Ways to Relieve Stress for Body and Mind

By Cynthia Germanotta, Born This Way Foundation President + Co-Founder and Colleen Werner, ChannelKindness.org Reporter

Trends in Sleep Patterns Among Mental Health Screeners

By Madeline Halpern, MHA Policy and Programs Analyst

Everyone knows that feeling tired can make you grumpy, but does sleep impact your mental health in other ways?

Based on what Mental Health America (MHA) discovered in our screening data, the answer is a resounding yes.

How Blue Light Affects Mental Health

By Christine Dearmont, Legacy Supply

May 15th is Dual Diagnosis Day – Here’s Why It’s Important

By Brooke HIlton, Dual Diagnosis Day Founder

Today May 15, 2018 is the first ever Dual Diagnosis Day! I know what you might be thinking… a) What is dual diagnosis? b) Do we really need another awareness day? and c) Why should I care?

How Science Supports Pets for Improving Your Mental Health

By Steven Feldman, Executive Directory of HABRI

The relationship between man and animal dates back centuries. Time has transformed this relationship from being one based on utility to one based on love and family.

13 Reasons Why, Season 2: Another Opportunity to Talk About the Traumas Our Young People Face

By Paul Gionfriddo, MHA President and CEO 

Photo Credit: Beth Dubber/Netflix

Warning: Some major plot spoilers below, as well as sensitive content including suicide, sexual assault

Job Searching with a Mental Health Condition

By Michele Hellebuyck, MHA Policy and Programs Manager

The Gut-Wrenching Problems of Mental Health

By Madeline Halpern, MHA Policy and Programs Analyst

If you are what you eat, does that mean food can change the way you think?

Based on what Mental Health America (MHA) discover in our screening data, the answer is a resounding yes.

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