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Mental Health Awareness Month 2021: Here For You

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and now is an important time to make sure you’re checking in with yourself and the people in your life. How are you feeling? Are you feeling stressed, tired, or burned out? Could you use a bit of support right now? If so, trust me, you are not alone. Now more than ever, connection matters — and at Her Campus, we want you to know we're here for you. Now is a great time to make sure you’re carving out space to care for yourself and those around you, this month and beyond. 

While mental health matters all the time, Mental Health Awareness Month is an ideal time to stay educated, combat the stigma surrounding mental health, and seek help if you could use some extra support. To learn more about how to start caring for your mental health, and to find help, below is a list of organizations and resources to start exploring today.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Mental Health America
American Counseling Association
American Psychological Association (APA)
Active Minds
Crisis Text Line
Inclusive Therapists
Asian Mental Health Collective
To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA) 
The Loveland Foundation
Brown Girl Therapy
The Trevor Project
Therapy for Black Girls
Psychology Today

These are only a few of the many organizations and resources that are here to support you during Mental Health Awareness Month and beyond. Know that struggling with mental health is a common experience, and you are not alone, no matter what you may be feeling right now. Whether you're interested in learning more about mental health as a topic, or you're ready to find support for your personal well-being, check out the above resources along with our Mental Health Awareness hub, Here For You, for more stories and inspiration. 

Tianna was an Associate Editor at Her Campus Media HQ where she covers all things pop culture, entertainment, wellness, and TikTok trends. She graduated from North Carolina State University and received her masters from Columbia University. Tianna currently lives in New York City where you can find her sipping coffee, practicing yoga, and singing show tunes.
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