Did you know that 1 out of 5 American adults will experience some form of mental illness in any given year? May is Mental Health Month and this year, Mental Health America is encouraging people to explore different ways of improving mental health and general wellness, including animal companionship, spirituality, humor, work-life balance, and social connections and recreation. You can learn more about mental health and illness with books and videos from our collection.
See these sites for more information:
- MedlinePlus – Mental Health
- Mental Health America
- Mental Health Minnesota
- Minnesota Department of Human Services – Adult mental health
- Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
And check out these infographics from Mental Health America: