May is Mental Health Awareness Month, See Our Full Events List

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, with green ribbon

Millions of Americans live with a mental illness. Help us fight stigma, provide support, educate and advocate to support people with mental illness and their families.

If you or a friend or family member need mental health services:

  • In a life-threatening emergency call 911
  • in a non-life-threatening mental health or emotional crisis, call Advocates Psychiatric Emergency Service at 781-893-2003 - available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
  • Visit our Mental Health Task Force webpage for information and resources
  • Call our Human Services Department, Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, at 781-698-4840

This year, we have several events during the month of May:
 

Dr. Kathleen Wolf Discusses the Mental Health Benefits of Being in Nature, May 2, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm


Improve Your Sleep, Improve Your Stress - Dr. Jessica Lipman, a 4 session course:

  • May 5, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • May 12, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • May 19, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • May 26, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Is It Just Sadness or Worry? Or Is It More?, May 5, 2022 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm


Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) - Suicide prevention training
Register for any session by emailing Anthony Serio, LCSW, at aserio@lexingtonma.gov:

  • May 9, 2022 - 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
  • May 11, 2022 - 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
  • May 13, 2022 - 8:00 AM to 9:15 AM

In Our Own Voices: a mental health awareness presentation and conversation, May 16, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm


Gut Health = Mental Health, May 19, 2022 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm


Nutrition Talk: Mental Health - For Seniors 60+May 20, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm


Food = Medicine, a follow up to Gut Health = Mental Health, June 16, 2022 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm