May is Mental Health Month – Resources by Pierce College

2021-05-26T20:48:51+00:00

May is Mental Health Month - Resources by Pierce College Established in 1949, Mental Health Month has been recognized each May with the goal to raise awareness and reduce stigma surrounding mental health struggles. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 5 people will experience mental illness over the course of their lifetimes, and each of us face challenges that can and will impact our mental health. Mental and physical health are equally important components of overall health. Mental health, especially depression, increases the risk of many types of physical health problems, particularly long-lasting conditions [...]