National Bullying Prevention Month

National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. A month dedicated to not only help prevent bullying, but also raise awareness about bullying and promote kindness and inclusion. Studies have reported that at least 20% of students ages 12-18 experience bullying...
How to Build a Healthy Support System

How to Build a Healthy Support System

Have you ever needed someone to rely on, but they were not there for you when you needed them the most? Have you ever felt alone and just wanted to talk to someone about your life? Have you been in situations with people that you felt were harmful or could have caused...
Disability Pride Month

Disability Pride Month

While many people see disabled people as someone to pity or feel sorry for, there are many people with disabilities who are proud of their differences, and see them as a source of strength in their lives. In fact, there is a Disability Pride Day held each year on July...
Minority Mental Health Month

Minority Mental Health Month

“Talking about your feelings is something only White people do.”  I remember thinking this while sitting in my in-patient rehab center while the counselor asked each of us sitting in the circle that morning to name how we were feeling that day.  Feelings...
PTSD Awareness Month

PTSD Awareness Month

June is PTSD Awareness Month. A month that not only focuses on raising awareness around PTSD, but spreading word and understanding on what it is, how to access treatments and where to receive support.  PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is defined as a...