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Mental Health Awareness Month

For more than 20 years, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has recognized Mental Health Awareness Month (MHAM) every May to increase awareness about the vital role mental health plays in our overall health and well-being and provide resources and information to support individuals and communities who may need

May is AAPINH Month

Every May, the U.S. observes Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) month to celebrate and recognize the contributions of AANHPI people to our culture and communities. This is also a time to pay special attention to the mental health and well-being of AANHPI individuals. Almost one third of

Visit the BHWD Resource Library

The BHWD Resource Library contains hundreds of webinars, videos, toolkits, handouts, and other materials to support the behavioral health workforce in California.

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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed every year on December 1 to spread awareness about Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and support those living with the disease. The first ever World AIDS Day was observed on December 1, 1988. This year, World Health Organization (WHO)

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World Mental Health Day

October 10 is World Mental Health Day.

The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes October 10 as World Mental Health Day to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health. The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health

September Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September Suicide Prevention Month

Every year SAMHSA dedicates this month to remembering the lives lost to suicide and the millions of people who have struggled with suicidal ideation, and acknowledge the individuals, families, and communities that have been impacted. The Suicide Prevention Resource Center has a variety of resources for communities, families, and providers