Every May the nation comes together to raise awareness about mental health. Each Mind Matters encourages everyone to start conversations, listen openly to one another and support a loved one with mental health challenges. We can achieve this by listening, speaking up and reaching out.
California’s Mental Health Movement encourages everyone to check in with loved ones on their mental health. Talking openly and honestly about mental health lets those we care about know that we support them. The following phrases can be used to create meaningful conversation with someone experiencing a mental health challenge. Before starting a conversation with someone you are concerned about be sure to have resources on hand, including local county mental health department numbers and suicide crisis resources. Click here for a tip sheet to assist you in the process of starting a conversation with someone experiencing a mental health challenge.
The Happy Camp Community Center, located at 38 Park Way, will be opening on June 1, 2017; our open hours will be from 9am to 4pm, Tuesday through Thursday closed for lunch from 12pm to 1pm. If you are looking for assistance for yourself or a loved one come by the center and we can refer you to Siskiyou County’s MHSA program. Additionally, you can find more information here or visit Know the Signs .
Happy Camp Community Action, Inc. is a Non-profit organization dedicated to economic development and youth programs in Happy Camp, California and surrounding communities.