May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Resources to Help You Weather the COVID-19 Lockdown

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and it is right on time!

During this COVID-19 pandemic, we need to be more mindful of our mental health than ever before. Our stress levels are high, our social structure has been upended, and many of us are facing economic uncertainty. The worst part? It all feels completely out of our control. So for the sake of our mental health, we should all focus on the things we CAN control. 

This is why, all throughout May, we will be sharing all the things we are doing to stay “mental healthy” and ask you all to join us in doing the same. Follow us on social media and share your favorite ways to distress.

Dog videos? Let’s see ‘em.

Started painting? Show us your latest masterpiece.

New recipes you’re trying out? Share them with the world!

We’ve also gathered a variety of resources below to help you address the stressors in your life. Take a look!

Tips and Advice

Crisis hotlines

Substance abuse support and Narcan access

Therapy referrals and anxiety management

Free health and wellness activities

A list of New Jersey food banks

Sometimes it helps to learn about the successes others have experienced in overcoming mental health challenges. We’ve gathered a few of our success story videos below for you to watch and be inspired by.

And if you are ever having a health emergency, always call 911 first.

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