by Danielle Fritze, Vice President of Public Schooling and Design at Psychological Well being America
None of us have gone unaffected by the occasions of the previous couple of years, however a few of us won’t notice simply how a lot we’ve got been impacted as we go about our every day lives.
We have now been caught in our properties (thanks, COVID!) and a few of us have misplaced our properties. We proceed to see our communities wrestle with acts of violence and unrest. And excessive climate occasions remind us that nature is a strong power to be revered, protected, and cherished.
Alternatively, we’ve additionally seen the resilience of the human spirit. Folks have reached out nearly to at least one one other once they couldn’t be collectively in individual, helped one another in occasions of want, and arranged within the title of social justice. They’ve embraced outside actions, hobbies, and private enrichment endeavors.
That’s why this yr for Psychological Well being Month, we’re specializing in how environment impression psychological well being and calling for people to go searching, look inside.
This week Psychological Well being America launched our 2023 Psychological Well being Month Toolkit, themed (you guessed it) Look Round, Look Inside.
The toolkit may help people and organizations work sensible as they’re planning actions to lift psychological well being consciousness in the course of the month of Could.
We’ve made it simple for you by offering potential actions, publication articles, social media photos and put up language, electronic mail signatures and zoom backgrounds, reality sheets, worksheets, posters, and a tip calendar (and extra) so that you can share.
Subjects that we particularly deal with within the toolkit embrace:
- Secure and steady housing
- Wholesome house environments
- Neighborhoods and cities
- The outside and nature
We not solely assist individuals perceive how these matters impression psychological well being, we additionally present actions individuals can take to alter their environment in favor of their well-being, and recommendations for the best way to cope if change isn’t life like.
We hope that you just’ll obtain the 2023 Psychological Well being Month Toolkit to information your planning for Could and to share with the individuals in your neighborhood.
Together with your assist, this may be our most profitable Psychological Well being Month effort but.