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Virtual Displays: May 2021 - Mental Health Month

  • While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has had profound impacts on the mental health of people of all ages, and now more than ever it is critical to reduce the stigma around mental health struggles that commonly prevents individuals from seeking help.
  • May 2021 Events:
    • May 1–31: Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
    • May 4: International Firefighters Day
    • May 7: National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day
    • May 9–15: National Women’s Health Week May 9–15:
    • National Police Week May 12: International Nurses Day
    • May 13: Mental Health Day of Action (visit nami.org/MentalHealthMonth for further details)
    • May 16–23: National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week
    • May 22: NAMIWalks Your Way: A United Day of Hope

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