Could is Psychological Well being Consciousness Month, the San Bernardino Division of Behavioral Well being (DBH) held a psychological well being consciousness drive-thru the place they handed out “swag luggage” at AB Miller highschool on Wednesday, Could 12.
Ashley Dinkel, the media specialist for DBH who helped coordinate the occasion mentioned, “Now greater than ever we have to shine a light-weight on the significance of psychological well being.” With Could being psychological well being consciousness month, the DBH gave out 300 reusable luggage crammed with behavioral well being assets and stress-relieving objects.
Together with this occasion, the DBH is internet hosting quite a few digital occasions this month. They’ve the San Bernardino Directing Change Movie Contest Award Ceremony on Wednesday, Could 19, Meet the artist digital occasion on Could 26, and their seventeenth Annual Night with the Stars with Michelle Williams. These digital occasions are free and you’ll register at celebratemhm.com.
The DBH needs this month to be an opportunity for the group to rally collectively, they imagine this month helps make clear the seriousness of psychological well being. As Ashley acknowledged, “Psychological Well being is simply as essential as bodily well being.”
The DBH has persistently made efforts all through San Bernardino County by serving to these with psychological well being points and habit; additionally they fund prevention and early intervention companies to these in want.
When requested what made Ashley wish to be a part of the DBH her response was, “Psychological well being is such an enormous a part of who we’re, I needed to be a part of the DBH to assist present assets to our communities in order that people and households fighting psychological sickness or substance use dysfunction can know they don’t seem to be alone.”
The DBH has a 24-hour helpline, for extra data go to their web site at sbcounty.gov/dbh. The DBH encourages all who’re fighting psychological well being or an habit to succeed in out. The DBH needs the group to know that in these powerful occasions you’re not alone and they’re right here to assist whoever wants it.