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Substance Use Awareness for Depression Awareness Month

Substance Use Awareness for Depression Awareness Month

October is Depression Awareness Month, meaning that behavioral advocates bring specific attention to depression, a mental health condition that impacts millions of people in the U.S. alone. Reducing the stigma surrounding depression is especially crucial, as it decreases the likelihood that someone with depression will turn to an unhealthy coping mechanism, such as substance use. The Importance…

Substance Use Awareness of World Suicide Prevention Month

Substance Use Awareness of World Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, which draws attention to the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. for all ages. Suicide frequently stems from major depression and other mood disorders, meaning suicides can be prevented with the proper treatment. What Is National Suicide Awareness Month? September creates an open conversation about different…

Substance Use Awareness for Men's Health Month

Substance Use Awareness for Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month, highlighting the different precautions men can take to prioritize their health and prevent future issues. Throughout the month, there are different ways men can look after their health through screenings, outreach activities and health fairs. The Importance of Men’s Health Month While Men’s Health Month brings awareness to men’s physical…

Substance Use Awareness for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Substance Use Awareness for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

As the fastest-growing minority group in the U.S., Asian Americans have made multiple advancements in the U.S., and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebrates those achievements. However, this minority group faces other challenges that can lead to difficulties. Although Asian Americans have a lower percentage of substance use disorders than other minority groups in the U.S.,…