Harborfields Public Library
Stigma is still a major barrier for many people who need mental and substance abuse health support. This May Long Islanders are invited to participate in activities during Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental Health advocates have provided practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health with "Tools 2 Thrive".
Online screening is one of the quickest and easiest way to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition. These conditions are real, common and treatable.
Reading fiction can increase reader empathy, social skills and understanding of the social experience. Autobiographical memoirs may improve connectedness and nonfiction educates. Here are some suggested titles available now at the Library: