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Use the resources below to promote and publicize your efforts, raise awareness and plan events.
Multicultural communities often face unique issues when getting care for mental health. This infographic highlights how culture can affect mental health and the ability to get care.
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About National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
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Borrow the following phrases or make them your own to show support for #MinorityMentalHealth Month and being #StigmaFree.
- Mental health affects all of us. Learn about it at www.nami.org/minoritymentalhealth.
- If 1 in 5 people experiences a mental health problem in this country, why don’t we hear about these conditions more often? Get informed at www.nami.org/minoritymentalhealth.
- Mental health matters to me. I invite you to learn more about it and help me celebrate National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. www.nami.org/minoritymentalhealth
- Dealing with a mental health problem is already hard enough. Why do people from diverse communities experience additional barriers to treatment and receive poorer quality of care? Get informed at www.nami.org/minoritymentalhealth.
- July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Share your #MinorityMentalHealth story at http://notalone.nami.org.
- In the U.S., a person dies from suicide every 15 minutes. People from diverse communities are no exception. Learn how to help at www.nami.org/minoritymentalhealth.
- People living with mental illnesses, particularly people of color, have increased risk for other illnesses such as diabetes, obesity and heart disease. Learn more at www.nami.org/minoritymentalhealth.
- Half of all cases of mental disorders begin by age 14 and three-fourths by age 24. Learn more at www.nami.org/minoritymentalhealth.
- Research shows that for every $1 invested in prevention and early treatment programs, $2 to $10 could be saved in related costs including criminal and juvenile justice, educational and lost productivity. Learn more at www.nami.org/minoritymentalhealth.