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May is Mental Health Month
The 2014 May is Mental Health Month theme is “Mind Your Health.” Materials are geared towards building public recognition about the importance of mental health to overall health and wellness; informing people of the ways that the mind and body interact with each other; and providing tips and tools for taking positive actions to protect mental health and promote whole health.
To download the 2014 May is Mental Health Month toolkit materials, please fill out this brief form. Upon completion, you will be directed to the page with the materials available for download.
· Overview with Key Messages and Statistics
· Swiss Cheese Press Release
· Drop-in Article
· Sample Mayoral Proclamation
· Sample Twitter and Facebook posts
· Facebook cover photos
· Banner Ads/Buttons
Pub Ed Materials
· Fact Sheets
o Alcohol Use and Abuse: What You Should Know
o Social Support: Getting Connected, Staying Connected
o Supplements: Weighing Benefits and Risks
o Healthy Diet: Eating with Mental Health in Mind
o Finding Help: When to Get it and Where to Go
o Stress: Coping with Everyday Problems
o Rest, Relaxation and Exercise
· Calendar Poster
Download the Media Materials, including:
- Sample Press Release
- Drop-In Article
- Sample Mayoral Proclamation
Download the Fact Sheets, including:
- What is Wellness?
- Four Simple Steps
- Understanding the Social Determinants of Health
- Addressing the Social Determinants of Health
Please use all materials as you see fit to supplement your May is Mental Health Month activities or other programs.