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By Katie Allen
Community Prevention Specialist 

Mental Health Awareness Month

 

May 19, 2022



Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed here in the US since 1949, but it seems like we mostly haven’t paid attention to it because maybe it didn’t apply to us – or so we thought.

We’re fine. Our family is fine. Our neighbors are fine. Even if we aren’t, we sure don’t talk about it. That is where we’ve failed ourselves and each other.

The brain is a pretty important part of our body, wouldn’t you say? For example, it keeps us breathing without thinking about it. That’s super handy.

It also helps us process, well, pretty much everything in our lives. But sometime...



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