May is Mental Health
Awareness Month

Below you will find resources to support both your agency and your community.  It is just as important to communicate the importance of mental health activities, as it is for mental health awareness.

National Alliance on Mental Illness:

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) raises awareness about mental health during the month of May. To help spread the word through awareness, support and advocacy activities, visit their website.

NRPA Resources:

Mental Health Podcasts:

Allina Health has mental health resources and podcasts.  For further information as well as podcasts about health and wellness, visit:

Nature Resource:
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Mental Health After a Traumatic Accident:

After a traumatic accident, addressing mental health is crucial, as the event can significantly impact an individual's psychological well-being. Traumatic accidents often lead to various mental health challenges such as PTSD, anxiety, depression, and even phobias related to driving or similar activities. These issues can affect an individual's overall quality of life which is why we made a new resource about mental health after a traumatic accident. Check it out below:

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Self Assessment:

The AIS Workplace Stress Survey was developed to serve as a simple screening measure to determine the need for further investigation with more comprehensive assessments. Online screening is the quickest way to determine if you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition This free mental health screening is provided by Mental Health America. After the screening you are provided with information, resources, and tools to help you understand and improve your mental health.

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