Mental Health Awareness Month

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May might be mental health awareness month, but the pursuit of inner peace and balance should be an important issue all year round. Clinical Psychologist Dr. Elaine Ducharme visited the show to discuss the history of mental illness and what we can do to improve our overall health.

Resources is a national website that offers families guidance, support and best practice resources for recovery-oriented mental health care. For free personalized help finding mental health resources. In Mass contact: Department of Mental Health (DMH)

Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Abuse Services 

Massachusetts Medicaid

Massachusetts 211 – 2-1-1 is a free referral and information helpline that connects people to a wide range of health and human services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To contact 2-1-1 in any state, including New York, simply dial the numbers 2-1-1 from any phone.

National Alliance on Mental Illness-Massachusetts – The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a nationwide advocacy group, representing families and people affected by mental health disorders in the United States. The national organization is organized into state and local affiliates, of which NAMI-Massachusetts is one.

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