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MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

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".  

 

 

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Online Mental Health Screening

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.

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Reading books can reduce stress

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:

  • Keep Moving by Maggie Smith
  • Solutions and other Problems by Allie Brosh
  • Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety by Drew Ramsey, MD
  • Maybe You Should Talk To Someone by Lori Gottlieb
  • The Well-Gardened Mind by Sue Stuart-Smith

Published by on May 04, 2021
Last Modified June 16, 2021
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Adults