Mental Health Awareness Month, also referred to as “Mental Health Month,” has been observed in May in the United States since 1949, reaching millions of people through the media, local events, and screenings. Below are resources available to all in need of support in times of crisis.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They are committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
24-hour Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 in the US
My Brother’s Keeper (MBK), is a proactive education program this is included in our “Brothers In Action” Initiative that encourages brothers to initiate social responsibility for not only alcohol and drugs but also recognizing characteristics of brothers suffering from mental health concerns.