2013 Mental Health Observances and Events

With a new year already under way, we would like to give a preview of a few observances and events for 2013. Please check out our event calendar periodically for community events that may be occurring in your area.

 

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

February 24 – March 2

National Eating Disorders Association

www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

 

Brain Awareness Week

March 11-17

The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives

www.dana.org/baw

 

Mental Health Day on the Hill

March 12

Minnesota Mental Health Legislative Network

www.mentalhealthmn.org

 

Mental Health Month

May 1-31

Mental Health America

www.mentalhealthamerica.net

 

National Children’s Mental Health Day

May 9

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

www.samhsa.gov/children

 

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month

June 1-30

National Center for PTSD

www.ptsd.va.gov

 

National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day

June 27

 

National Recovery Month

September 1-30

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA)

www.recoverymonth.gov

 

National Suicide Prevention Week

September 8-14

American Association of Suicidology

www.suicidology.org

 

Mental Illness Awareness Week

October 6-12

National Alliance on Mental illnesses

www.nami.org

 

National Depression Screening Day

October 10

Screening for Mental Health, Inc.

www.mentalhealthscreening.org

 

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