‘Faith & Mental Health’- Bulletin insert for Mental Health Awareness Month is May. The United Methodist General Boards of Church & Society (GBCS) and Global Ministries (GBGM) have created a new resource for local congregations to observe Mental Health Awareness Month in May. The bulletin insert, “Faith & Mental Health — Creating Caring & Sharing Communities” is available free as a download. Click the image for more information.
Labeling: Mental illness is definitely something labeled in society. Sometimes people refer to individuals with mental illness as being "mentally retarded" or "psycho." People may label these individuals as "less of a person" than a person without a mental illness. These labels go on and on, like things such as "crazy", "mad", "stupid", etc. People may also consider these individuals as a danger to society if they are not medicated, hospitalized, or are in public without proper supervision.
Celebrities Who Have Lived With Mental Illness #infographic
Mental Health is an important issue that can affect anyone. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. People who suffer with mental illness need to know they are not alone! This #WellnessWednesday we take a look at celebrities who are speaking up to counter societal stigma and bias regarding mental illness! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/celebrity-mental-illness-quotes_us_5617e500e4b0dbb8000e37d7