Mental Illness Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness week is October 4th – October 10th, which includes the following awareness days:

 10/6: National Day of Prayer for Mental Illness Recovery,

 10/8: National Depression Screening Day, and

 10/10: World Mental Health Day

 Learn more about Mental Illness Awareness by visiting the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) website NAMI.org. Increase Mental Illness Awareness by sharing CarePath Topics from the "Behavioral and Mental Health" category in Vela and assets from the “Mental Health” category in Vela Learn linked below:

Mental Health

For resource suggestions and requests, email velalearn@seniorlink.com.

Breast Cancer Awareness

 

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day is October 13th. Approximately 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer over the course of a lifetime. Learn more about breast cancer and increase awareness by sharing content from the “Breast Cancer” category in Vela Learn linked below:

 

Breast Cancer

 

For resource suggestions and requests, email velalearn@seniorlink.com.

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