June Awareness Events
Join us in celebrating the following awareness events during the month of June.
June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month: According to the National Center for PTSD, approximately 7% of the population will experience PTSD in their lifetime, with women more likely to develop the disorder compared to men. Any one at any age can develop PTSD after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event (e.g., combat, natural disaster, or sexual assault). Below are resources providers can access to learn more about symptoms, screening, and effective treatments.
- National Center for PTSD Assessment Overview
- National Institute of Mental Health (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder [pdf])
- Southeast MHTTC (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Infographic [English or Spanish Translation])
- MHTTC Network Resources
LGBTQI+ Pride 2022:
June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI+) Pride Month: The MHTTC Network is hosting events in June, and in the coming months, promoting LGBTQ+ mental health for professionals, the community, and allies. Click here for upcoming MHTTC Network events and resources developed for the LGBTQ+ community. A list of additional resources, compiled by the Southeast MHTTC and SAMHSA's Behavioral Health Equity Program, are also accessible.
Men's Health Month:
June is Men's Health Month: During the month of June, Men's Health Month is an opportunity to raise awareness for healthcare for men and to encourage boys, men, and their families to practice a healthy lifestyle. The MHTTC Network and the Office of Minority Health share resources to bring awareness to men's mental health and physical health.