December 2020

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Here is our guide on how to keep your mental health on track during this holiday season. Check out the latest events and Well Beings updates. 

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Share Your Story

The Well Beings community invites you to submit audio sound bites to be considered for a new documentary series, tentatively titled Hiding in Plain Sight: Our Mental Health Crisis, a Ewers Brothers Production, Executive Produced by Ken Burns. Send in an audio recording of you, with family or friends, talking about your mental health journey in everyday life. 

Brave Teens   

Abi Shares Holiday Coping Tips

For many young people, the holidays can make mental health conditions worse. Abi shares her favorite mood-boosting coping strategies.


Upcoming Events  

Mentally Healthy Families 

The APA Foundation and psychiatric leaders come together to host a candid virtual discussion on ways parents and caregivers can recognize and relieve family stress on Dec. 2nd at 8 PM ET.

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Upcoming Events

Black Youth Resilience in MN

Join us tomorrow @ 5 PM ET for a virtual panel discussion on staying resilient amid institutional racism, with Call To Mind and MPR News.

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In the Media    

Holiday Mental Health 

"The holidays will look different this year—I'm already grieving." Check out these expert-approved tips for how to protect your mental health during the pandemic holiday season.

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Use #WellBeings on social media posts to contribute your story, messages of encouragement, and favorite mental health resources to Well Beings Community Story Wall.

Support for the Well Beings Youth Mental Health Project provided by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Bank of America, American Psychiatric Association Foundation, One Mind, Movember, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Dana Foundation, Dauten Family Foundation, The Hersh Foundation, Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission, John & Frances Von Schlegell, Sutter Health, Robina Riccitiello, and Jackson Family Enterprises.

Partners include CALL TO MIND at American Public Media, PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, WE Organization, Forbes, PEOPLE, Mental Health America, National Council for Behavioral Health, The Steve Fund, and The Jed Foundation.
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