May is Mental Health Awareness Month

The City Commission presented a proclamation on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, designating May as Mental Health Awareness Month. 

Recent figures suggest that, in 2020, nearly 1 in 5 adults in the United States lived with a mental health disorder.  Mental illnesses include many different conditions that vary in degree of severity, ranging from mild to moderate to severe.

Below is information and links to a variety of resources geared to help those experiencing mental illness.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention information and resources


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Ten Actually Achievable Things to Do For your Mental Health 

Source: Onsite Workshops

  1. Unfollow social media accounts that no longer serve you.
  2. Spend 15 minutes outside every day.
  3. Drink lots of water.
  4. Move your body - if you're able, go for a walk or do a few stretches.
  5. Spend technology-free time with a loved one or pet.
  6. Cut back on caffeine.
  7. Keep a gratitude list.
  8. Listen to music that makes you feel good.
  9. Acknowledge accomplishing small tasks.
  10. Meditate or practice mindfulness.