Mind Your Mental Health is Magellan Healthcare’s educational initiative designed to raise awareness about mental health and mental illness.
includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others and make choices.
is common and treatable. About one in five in the U.S. experience mental illness. Sadly, because of the stigma with mental illness, many people do not get the treatment they need.
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August—Back to School Month
Back to School Month is an observance that helps parents, students and teachers transition to the new academic year.
- Switching from summer to school schedules can be stressful to the whole family. Learn more about how to minimize stress in children and teens.
- Adjusting to a new school may cause children to develop fear or anxiety. Consider these tips to help you child with the transition.
- An important component of back-to-school success is that parents guide children with a positive, non-anxious attitude. Help your child develop social skills.
August—Stamp Out Stigma—Back to School Month
Learn more about the importance of speaking openly about student mental health, as mental illness is very common among students today. With your help, we can bring awareness to the prevalence of mental illness on campuses. Here are some important facts you should know:
Mental health topics
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If you are in a crisis or considering suicide, or if you or someone you know is currently in danger, please call 911 immediately.