Mental Health Month 2023
May is Mental Health Month, and we would like to highlight some of the resources that are available to each of us.
- NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) has supplied a comprehensive list of their available services here.
- Those looking for mental health services in their community should visit our Community Resource Guide
- SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) resources and help lines are available here.
Do you want to offer support?
- Make a donation to support our First Step programs, which offer help to many kinds of struggling people in our Diocese
- Volunteer with current or formerly incarcerated people here
Did You Know?
43% of people in state prisons have been diagnosed with a mental disorder
When daily life overwhelms us and keeps us from spending time on ourselves, the problems can accumulate. Self care and moments of calm provide us the motivation, peace, and resilience we need to meet the challenges of each day. Everything here is possible with faith and hope!
Remember, it is okay to need help.
This is not intended to be inclusive of all services available in all counties. If you need additional information not found here, please dial 211 or contact your local Catholic Charities agency for more information.