May is Mental Health Month! Lots of awareness campaigns happening this month. I’ll probably post linkage to ones I run across and want to support.
Looking across social media at the #mentalhealthmonth and associated hashtags, makes me kinda weepy. It’s great to see so many people raising awareness. At the same time, it makes me acutely aware that every month is mental health month for me. There’s never a time when I’m not aware of the importance of mental health or the impact of mental illness. Or of the stigma. Or the lack of understanding.
It also makes me profoundly grateful for my friends and family who offer me support and caring throughout the year. Every year. Every month. Every day.
Had to come back and add one little thing. Mental health for people of color is different.