Established in 1949, Mental Health Awareness Month is a time to bring attention to the mental health challenges that many people face and highlight the importance of mental health to overall wellbeing and quality of life.

If you or someone you love is struggling, the battle does not need to be fought alone. It takes strength and courage to ask for help, and there are many resources available.

Follow the links below to learn to find supports and services:

Wayside Youth & Family Support Network – upcoming events and programs:

Mental Health Access from CJP:

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – “Take the Moment” programs:

The Massachusetts Department of Mental Health – links to resources:

From the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs: During Mental Health Month, Veterans and their loved ones are sharing how they took charge of their mental health and improved their lives. Watch Veterans describe what they gained through treatment — balance, connection and more:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – links to resources:

Mental health is an important part of overall wellbeing.
If mental health challenges are impacting your life, it takes courage to ask for help.
Don’t fight the battle alone – g
et help today.