Awareness campaigns can motivate changes in behavior in a number of ways. After viewing campaign materials, people may want to learn more, join a cause, post materials in their work place, or support a law change. Mental health awareness campaigns help educate people on important issues such as improving access to mental health services, reducing the negative stigma around mental illness, and suicide prevention. Key elements of effective public awareness campaigns are a broad support system, diverse activities, and an accurate and concise message. Here are some campaigns we think you should be aware of:
Do you have a specific mental health awareness campaign or event you would like to bring to your community? Depending on the activity and required resources, we can help coordinate and provide support.
Feel free to email us about mental health awareness campaigns that are of interest to you!