June Observances

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Image with the word Juneteenth

On June 19th, we celebrate the end of slavery in the United States. The Northwest MHTTC honors the resiliency of the African American community and commits to anti-racist action while advocating for true equity.

Some Ways to Celebrate

Resources for the African American Community

Resources for Providers

MHTTC Products


Image with rainbow background colors and the words Pride Month

We celebrate Pride Month in June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising and to commemorate the positive impact the LGBTQ+ community has had on our world. 

Organizations Offering Resources for the LGBTQ+ Community

Resources for Providers

Articles of Interest

MHTTC Products


Image with the words PTSD Awareness Month

This campaign seeks to educate the public about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and to provide resources to those affected by PTSD.

PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, affects about 6 percent of Americans or about 12 million adults every year. Often associated with the experiences of soldiers, this condition affects many more Americans who are victims of trauma. In addition to June being PTSD awareness month, June 27th is National PTSD Awareness day.

Image with the words Men's Health Month

This month brings awareness to health care for men and boys and encourages them to implement healthy practices in their lives.

  • Men's Health Network offers screening programs, educational materials, advocacy opportunities, and patient navigation for men.
  • Face It Foundation provides men’s support groups, one-on-one peer support, outreach events, public education, and training for mental health professionals.
  • Read SAMHSA's Quick Guide for Clinicians on Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men.
  • Visit the National Institute of Mental Health's Men and Depression page to learn about symptoms, treatment options and additional resources for depression in men.

June 26 is International Day Against Drug Use and Illicit Trafficking 

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking aims to raise awareness about drug abuse and narcotics trafficking worldwide.

This international observance was created by the United Nations General Assembly. Each year the UN publishes the world drug report, which offers facts and figures about world drug use and illicit trafficking, and offers “evidence-based data and solutions” to combat drug use.



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