May is Mental Health Awareness Month (Daily Word Prompt is Control)

Are we stigmatising by only talking about mental health in terms of those who have problems with mental health?

This article defines mental health as follows:
Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.

In that case everyone has mental health. Why do we act like only those with problems have mental health. Would there be less stigma if we acknowledged that everyone has mental health? Then if same way someone can talk about physical health like my leg hurts today they could talk about mental health? Sometimes mental health can be fine and sometimes in life it is not.

My Loud Bipolar Whispers

Hurray! It is May!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month where we increase awareness of mental illness and mental disease by education and through many open discussions and activities throughout the world.

Even though everyday is mental illness or mental health day, May is a very important month for all of us

It is time to wear your green ribbons or just wear the color green.

Mental Health Awareness Month is also referred to as “Mental Health Month” and has been observed in May in the United States since 1949, reaching millions of people in the United States through the media, local events, and screenings.

Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.

Mental health includes…

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