Mental Health Awareness Month: May 2023

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health and Fighting the Stigma

Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in the U.S. since 1949. Every year during the month of May, NAMI joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. Together, we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that support the millions of people in the U.S. affected by mental illness. Visit to learn more about how you can get involved.

Other Notable Celebrations in May include…

-Asian American Pacific Islander Month

-Memorial Day

-Cinco de Mayo

May is named for the Roman goddess Maia, who oversaw the growth of plants.

Learn more about the history of previous months here.

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