MayFest: Spring into Wellness

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May is Mental Health Awareness (MHA) Month, which raises awareness of trauma and its impact on the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of children, families, and communities. This year, the theme of MHA's 2022 Mental Health Month Toolkit is "Back to Basics."

Did you Know?

  • More than 43 million Americans struggle with mental illness.
  • 1 in 5 young people (age 13-18) has or will develop a mental illness in their lifetime.
  • Youth depression rates have risen from 5.9% to 8.2% since 2012. Depression symptoms can impact performance in school and interfere with personal relationships.
  • Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide.
  • Members of the LGBTQ+ community are almost three times more likely to experience a mental health condition such as major depression or generalized anxiety disorder.
  • Common signs of mental health issues include extreme mood swings, changes in eating habits, excessive worrying or fear, problems concentrating, and avoiding friends or social activities.

Mayfest: Spring Into Wellness is a virtual event brought to you by Ryan Health that will educate and spread awareness of the positive effects of taking care of your mental health and improving your well-being.

Our partners and speakers include Ryan Health's Emotional Wellness Center and the Behavioral Health Integration team.

To attend, please click here.