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Updated: May 8

A place for information, inspiration, and insights


May is National Mental Health Awareness Month


It's a good time to...

Find a therapist

Counseling California https://www.counselingcalifornia.com/

Los Angeles County Psychological Association https://www.lacpa.org/web-search

Lesbian and Gay Psychotherapy Association https://lagpa.org/directory/

Los Angeles County Dept. of Mental Health https://dmh.lacounty.gov/our-services/


Read a book on an issue that is meaningful to you (See Resources tab for suggestions)


Get involved

American Society for Suicide Prevention, "Out of the Darkness" walks https://afsp.org/

Mental Health America, Los Angeles https://www.mhala.org/support-us/volunteer/

Autism Speaks, Los Angeles http://act.autismspeaks.org/site/TR/Walk/TR?fr_id=6080&pg=entry


Donate

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation https://www.bbrfoundation.org/

National Alliance on Mental Illness https://nami.org/

Anxiety and Depression Association of America https://adaa.org/


There are obviously many other organizations to get involved with or donate to; now is a great time to support the causes and issues that matter most to you.


Check out Ariana Grande's message about mental health awareness:

https://www.buzzfeed.com/joyannjeffrey/ariana-grande-mental-health-awareness-month


A few of the other celebrities who have spoken out about their mental health issues:

Kristen Bell - Depression, Anxiety

Mayim Bialek - Depression

Camilo Cabello - OCD

Mariah Carey - Bipolar Disorder

Pete Davidson - Borderline Personality Disorder

Stephen Fry - Bipolar Disorder

Selena Gomez - Depression, Anxiety

Ariana Grande - PTSD

Jon Hamm - Depression

Taraji P. Henson - Depression, Anxiety

Lady Gaga - PTSD

Lizzo - Depression

Demi Lovato - Bipolar Disorder

Gina Rodriguez - Anxiety

Amanda Seyfried - OCD

Emma Stone - Anxiety

Chrissy Teigen - Postpartum Depression

Catherine Zeta-Jones - Bipolar II Disorder

Jonathan Van Ness - Depression, Anxiety









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