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Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month | Take some time to Look Around, Look Within

This Mental Health Month, challenge yourself to examine your world and how it can affect your overall health. Look around, look within – from your neighborhood to genetics, many factors come into play when it comes to your mental health. Our 2023 Mental Health Month toolkit includes information about how an individual’s environment impacts their mental health, suggestions for making changes to improve and maintain mental well-being, and how to seek help for mental health challenges.

2023 Mental Health Month Toolkit

Check out our Mental Health Month toolkit for media and social media resources, printable informational handouts, posters, and DIY tools.

Download the toolkit
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Outreach Ideas

For Individuals

Take a screen, write your legislators, and more ideas for how to spread the word this Mental Health Month. 

For Organizations

Organize a community run or walk, plan a screening event, and more ideas for how your organization can spread the word.

For Businesses

Educate employees about your EAP program, share resources from our toolkit, and more ideas for businesses to focus on mental health.

Learn more about mental health

Learning about the impact of our surroundings on our mental health is a valuable way to take control of our own well-being. Check out the information, resources, and tools we’ve provided to get started.

Learn more

Get Involved

Whether this is your first time participating in Mental Health Month or you’ve been doing it for years - there is something for everybody to do. No matter how big or small the action, every effort counts.

Get involved

Graphics and Shareables

Using graphics or messaging in your day-to-day communications is a great way to raise mental health awareness throughout the month. We’ve created sample text and graphics to make it easy for you to share this Mental Health Month.

Use graphics

Light up green for Mental Health Month

This May more than 100 landmarks across the nation will be lit in green, the color of mental health awareness, to mark the beginning of Mental Health Month and encourage the public to learn about their well-being and take a mental health screening.

See who's lighting up green

Take a Mental Health Test

Online screening is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition.

Take a screen
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Download the Mental Health Month toolkit now!

This campaign is supported by contributions from Janssen: Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson and Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.