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To make your outreach during May easier, the National Council developed some materials for its members to use as your own in whatever way you’d like — on social media, on your blog, in your local paper, in your clinics, etc.

Feel free to add your logo and contact information — we developed these for you!

  • Seven Super Skills to Help a Friend” infographic, which highlights key themes from Mental Health First Aid.
  • Women & Mental Health” infographic, which features unique stats and facts about women and mental illness.
  • Teen Warning Signs” infographic to educate people who work and live with teenagers on warning signs of mental illness. You can use this all month long, and may particularly want to use it on Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day (May 5).
  • Mental Health First Aid article that you can publish in your local paper, post on your blog or send out in your newsletter. You can customize it with a local story or statistics or use it as is.
  • Sample tweets and social media posts you can tailor or use as is on your social media platforms.

Sample Social Media

Women’s Mental Health

Twitter

  • #Depression is the most common #mentalhealth problem for women. Learn more about #mentalhealth this #NWHW http://bit.ly/1WQhZXC #BH365
  • #Mentalhealth issues affect men & women differently. Learn how: http://bit.ly/1WQhZXC #BH365 #NWHW
  • Encourage the women in your life to make their #mentalhealth a priority http://bit.ly/1WQhZXC #NWHW #BH365

Facebook

  • Did you know that mental health issues affect men and women differently? During National Women’s Health Week, learn the facts to better support the women in your life. http://bit.ly/1WQhZXC
  • This is National Women’s Health Week, join us in encouraging women to make their mental health a priority. http://bit.ly/1WQhZXC
  • Depression is the most common mental health problem for women, and women experience depression at twice the rate of men. During National Women’s Health week, learn the facts and encourage the women in your life to make their mental health a priority. http://bit.ly/1WQhZXC

Seven Super Skills to Help a Friend

Twitter

  • This #MentalHealthMonth, equip yourself w/ these super skills to help a friend in need: http://bit.ly/1VU9KKI #BH365
  • How can you help a friend in need? Power up with 7 super skills from the @nationalcouncil http://bit.ly/1VU9KKI #BH365
  • You don’t have to be a superhero to have these super skills to help a friend in need: http://bit.ly/1VU9KKI #BH365
  • The @nationalcouncil has 7 super skills to help a friend in need (cape optional): http://bit.ly/1VU9KKI #BH365
  • Download this infographic from the @nationalcouncil to share 7 super skills to help a friend in need: http://bit.ly/1VU9KKI #BH365

Facebook

  • You don’t have to be a super hero to have super skills to help a friend in need. Check out these 7 super skills from the National Council and download the infographic to share with your network. http://bit.ly/1VU9KKI #MentalHealthMonth #BH365
  • May is #MentalHealthMonth and to celebrate we’re sharing these 7 super skills to help a friend in need. Capes are optional. http://bit.ly/1VU9KKI #MentalHealthMonth #BH365
  • This #MentalHealthMonth, vow to learn how you can support a friend in need. Start with these 7 super skills. http://bit.ly/1VU9KKI #MentalHealthMonth

 

Typical Teen or Warning Sign

 

Twitter

  • Is it typical teen behavior or a warning sign? Know the signs so you can help a young person in need http://bit.ly/1VO0SqC #BH365
  • Did you know symptoms of #mentalillness can often appear similar to typical teen behavior? http://bit.ly/1VO0SqC #BH365
  • Is it typical adolescence or something more? Knw the difference so you can support young people in your life http://bit.ly/1VO0SqC #BH365
  • Learn how to help a young person who may need help, get trained in @MHFirstAidUSA.  http://bit.ly/1VO0SqC #1in1M #BH365 

Facebook

  • Did you know that in symptoms of mental illness can often appear similar to typical teen development? This May, vow to learn the potential warning signs so you can help a young person in your life by getting trained in Mental Health First Aid. http://bit.ly/1VO0SqC
  • Symptoms of mental illness can often appear similar to typical adolescence behavior. Educate yourself on the potential warning signs to support those young people in your life. http://bit.ly/1VO0SqC
  • What may seem like typical teen behavior may be something more. Learn how to help a young person in need and get trained in Mental Health First. http://bit.ly/1VO0SqC

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