Mental Health Month Series

In 1949, Mental Health America and its affiliates established May as Mental Health Month across the nation. Advocates and sufferers of mental illness spread awareness through the media and local events, reaching out to millions of people to show them that they are not alone and that mental health is something everyone should care about. The lectures in this series speak to mental illness and recovery, as well as the broader issue of mental health in America and worldwide.

In 1949, Mental Health America and its affiliates established May as Mental Health Month across the nation. Advocates and sufferers of mental illness spread awareness through the media and local events, reaching out to millions of people to show them that they are not alone and that mental health is something everyone should care about. The lectures in this series speak to mental illness and recovery, as well as the broader issue of mental health in America and worldwide.