NAMI Announces Mental Health Month
Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, The National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families.
You Are Not Alone
NAMI’s “You are Not Alone” campaign features the lived experience of people affected by mental illness to fight stigma, inspire others and educate the broader public. Now more than ever before, it is important for the mental health community to come together and show the world that no one should ever feel alone. The campaign builds connection and increases awareness with the digital tools that make connection possible during a climate of physical distancing. Even in times of uncertainty, the NAMI community is always here, reminding everyone that you are not alone.
Share with us how you stay connected by writing your personal story or sharing #NotAlone graphics and messages with your community.
Share Your Story
Throughout the month, we will feature personal stories from real people experiencing mental health conditions. By reading about lived experience, we aim to make people feel less alone in their mental health journeys and increase awareness about mental illness.
Share your story and tell us what the message of “You Are Not Alone” means to you! Share your story: https://www.nami.org/Get-Involved/Awareness-Events/Mental-Health-Month/Share-Your-Story