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Mental Health Acceptance Month

In celebration of Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Day and as part of Mental Health Acceptance Month – we hope the resources below help you care for yourself and the children in your life this month and year-round.

News & Resources

We R Native: Healing the Land is Healing Us
Talking to Children About War (Available in Multiple Languages)
Joy As Resistance: Promoting Hope and Joy for LGBTQIA2+ Youth
Resources to Support Students Experiencing Stress
Access is Love: Advancing Disability Justice
Sesame Street: Offering Comfort in Difficult Times
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Star Power & Friends Video Series

Did you miss our free resources for Autism Acceptance Month in April?
Check them out here.

Free Activities & Resources

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Free Family Fun Activity Walk

Sunday, May 22

Celebrate with us at Lake Como in St. Paul! Fun for all ages, the event will include a story walk, mural activity, children’s book read-aloud, yoga activity, face painting, special appearance by Fidgety Fairy Tales and much more.

Coming Soon!

Three little pigs are plagued by the Anxiety Wolves in the newest installment of Fidgety Fairy Tales – The Mental Health Musicals.

Sneak Peak – Youth Voices of Experience Magazine

Selah Jacowey’s song “I Believe in Me” will be featured in the May 2022 issue of our Youth Voices of Experience Magazine.

Staff Ideas for Mental Health Acceptance Month

In this video, MACMH staff share how they’re caring for themselves during May and throughout the year.

Resources from the MN Department of Health

Learn how to talk about mental health and suicide in a safe way through the Safe Messaging around Mental Health and Suicide guide (Word).
Connect with your community through social media using the Social Media Guide for Mental Health Awareness Month (Word)
Gain helpful information on how to support a co-worker living with mental health issues using the guide Supporting a Co-worker Living with Mental Health Issues (Word)

Use one of the messaging toolkits to spread the word:
#StayConnectedMN Workplace Guide (Word)
#StayConnected MN Education Guide (Word)
#StayConnectedMN Congregational Communications (Word)

You can find more resources to help bring awareness to mental health at the Minnesota Department of Health’s Mental Health Community Tools.