This year’s Mental Illness Awareness Week focuses on the power of lived experiences and elevating the voices of people with personal stories. We hope these powerful stories inspire and inform you.
Youth Mental Health
Mental health conditions are important to discuss year-round, but NAMI’s Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct. 2-8) brings the conversation to the forefront. Learn more about how you can get involved.
Executive Director Casey Caster discusses The Youth Council’s mental health efforts with United Way of Greater Nashua’s Mike Apfelberg. Skip to 38:00 to hear their conversation.
TYC’s counseling staff recently completed a course to become Youth Mental Health First Aid trainers. This parent’s story shows the impact of knowing how to respond to a youth in crisis.
This interactive page from MTV aims to educate young people about mental health and offer resources for accessing care and supporting friends who may be struggling.
With warm weather and April break on the horizon, a spring “screen” break to support your family’s mental and physical health may be just what you need.