As you know, May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and there are many different events being held throughout the state of Connecticut. 

CHECK OUT THE EVENTS BELOW, THERE IS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!

Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, April 30 - May 4;

NAMI Manchester Mental Health Awareness Month Events;

Mental Health Awareness Month Schedule of Events in Southwestern CT;

NAMI Fairfield Speaker Meeting with Swapnil Gupta, May 2, Fairfield;

Protect Our Care CT Campaign Kickoff Campaign, May 2, Hamden;

QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training, May 2, Manchester;

Reducing Mental Health Stigma Training, May 2, Middlefield;

NIMH Twitter Chat on Teen Depression, May 3, on TWITTER;

Community Conversation about Health, Housing, Trauma, and Collaboration, May 3, Wallingford;

Life Between Appointments, May 4, Middletown;

Connecticut Hoarding Working Group’s Fourth Annual Connecticut Conference on Hoarding, May 7, Rocky Hill;

Community Forum: Health & Disability Issues for Culturally Diverse Communities, May 8, Hartford;

Forum on the Impact of Substance Abuse, May 9, Plainville;

Faithfully Compassionate: A Mental Health Forum, May 10, Bolton;

NAMI Fairfield Book Club, May 10, Fairfield;

Mental Health Awareness Day LIVE!, May 10, Rocky Hill;

John Morello DIRT Performance, May 10, Falls Village;

Connecticut Clearinghouse Open House, May 10, Plainville; 

Continuing the Conversation: Shining a Light on Mental Illness: The Secrecy and Stigma, May 12, Hartford;

Suffield Community Mental Health Resource Fair, May 12, Suffield;

YOUTH Mental Health First Aid, May 12 & June 9, Colchester;

National Prevention Week, May 13 - 19;

Addiction Forum featuring Shatterproof, May 14, Manchester;

Suicide - The Ripple Effect, May 14, Hartford;

Talk Back to Worry Managing Stress and Anxiety, May 15, Westport

Keep the Promise coalition (KTP) monthly meeting, May 16, Middletown;

Integrating Healthcare and Housing IForum, May 16, Hartford;

Resilience: The Biology of Stress and The Science of Hope, May 16, Hamden;

Neuroscience Offers New Hope in Treating Bipolar Disorder, May 17, Stamford;

CT-AIMH Annual 2018 Meeting and Seminar, May 17, Branford;

Change the Script - Opioids and Naloxone: What Community Members Need to Know, May 17, Fairfield;

NAMI Southwest Book Club, May 21, Greenwich

Angst, May 21, Wilton

Behavioral Systems of Support Conference, May 21, Cromwell

The Teen Brain and Risk Taking, May 22, Windsor

Suicide The Ripple Effect, May 23, Norwalk

CONNECTION, COMPASSION & COMMUNICATION, May 24, Darien

Borderline, May 30, Bridgeport

safeTALK, May 30, Westport

Where Are We Now - A Community Conversation, May 30, Hartford

Depression - The Silent Killer, May 31, Darien

Gaming Disorder A Virtual Addiction, May 31, Southbury

Planning for the Future of your Loved One with Special Needs Workshops, multiple dates and locations!;

Mental Health Month Activities with Mental Health CT, multiple dates and locations

Mental Health First Aid Training, Multiple dates and locations!

 

...and here is a sneak-peak for what's happening in JUNE!:

Access Health Connecticut - CT Trails Day, June 2 & 3, various locations

The Intersection of Opioid Abuse, Overdose, and Suicide, June 5, WEBINAR

LGBT Youth – Health, Mental Health, Housing, Education, Legal Issues, June 11, Hartford

VA Caregiver Support, June 12, WEBINAR

Connecting Caring Communities event, June 13, West Hartford

13th Annual Reaching Home Housing Awards Dinner, June 14, New Haven

Trauma and Housing Insecurity Supporting Young Children and Their Families (Multiple Dates & Locations)