May is Mental Health Awareness Month

The month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month. EHS contributes to mental health awareness in numerous ways…let’s keep spreading the word!

Learn more! Sample work of EHS Faculty* who advance Mental Health Awareness:

* EHS faculty names in bold

  • Sherrill Sellers, Harold Neighbors, R. Zhang, & James Jackson (2012). The impact of goal-striving stress on physical health of White Americans, African Americans, and Caribbean Blacks. Ethnicity & Disease. 22(1): 21-28.
  • Terri Messman-Moore &  Rose Marie (2014). Emotion dysregulation and coping drinking motives in college women. American Journal of Health Behavior, 38(4), 553-559.
  • Bob Weinberg, Vernau & Thelma Horn. (2012). Playing with pain: Psychological considerations. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology
  • Bob Weinberg,   Miller & Thelma Horn. (2012). The influence of a self-talk intervention on collegiate cross country runners. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 10, 123-134.
  • Ray Witte & Susan Mosley-HowardMental Health Practice in Today’s Schools: Current Issues and Interventions. New York: Springer Publishers. 2014
  • Learn about Mental Health First Aid from Susan Mosley-Howard & Amity Noltemeyer

Factoids: Did you know that:

  • 20% of American youth and adults have a diagnosable mental illness and most do not receive treatment?
  • mental illness has a significant impact on family, school, and work life?
  • there is a connection between our mental and physical health?

Web Site Sources with more information about mental health and mental illness:

http://www.cdc.gov/mentalhealth/

https://www.nami.org

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

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