Some topics that will be specifically focused on include relaxation techniques, the importance of a healthy diet to mental health, exercise, alcohol abuse, and how to find help and support if you or your loved one may be showing signs of a mental illness.
Websites with more information:
Children's Mental Health Awareness (National Institute of Mental Health) - This page proves fact sheets on different forms of adolescent mental health issues.
Mental Health Awareness (U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services) - Information on mental health awareness.
Mind Your Health Calendar (Mental Health Association) - Tips for each day in May 2016.
National Alliance on Mental Illness - This site contains overviews of several forms of mental illnesses, treatment options, and avenues of support. For Mental Heath Awareness Month, there is an article concerning faith education and collaboration regarding awareness of mental health resources.
Presidential Proclamation - While this proclamation is from 2014, the information contained within is relevant for 2016.
Additional links can be found on the Stress Awareness Month page from the April 2016 What's Happening @ LWLC
Text ed: NF, KW
Some books and e-books in our collection related to stress include (selections: KW, NF) :