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May is Mental Health Awareness Month 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Every May, in the United States, Mental Health Awareness Month is recognized. Read below for more information and resources.

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National Months-September 2021

September has been designated National Recovery Month and National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. For more information on each, please continue reading.

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May is Mental Health Month 2021

May is Mental Heath Month

Every May in the United States Mental Health Month is recognized. Read below for more information and resources

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Podcasting with Maximal Being

Know Your Why would like to give a thank you to Maximal Being for having us on their most recent podcast.

Our founder discusses substance use, addiction, and other related topics. The video can be viewed here as well as other platforms linked through Maximal Being

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Guest Blog-Kevin from FYN Creative and The Niche Movement-My Story of Depression and Anxiety

Our next guest blog comes from Kevin at The Niche Movement and FYN Creative. In this candid entry originally published here, Kevin discusses his experience with depression and anxiety and some of the support that helps him in his journey. While his experience is unique, just like each of our own, we are sure many can relate to his struggles and victories. We thank Kevin for allowing us to share this with you. Read his story below

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Guest Blog-Men’s Mental Health-Matt G-Thee Adventures of Matt

This entry was shared with us by Matt G over at Thee Adventures of Matt. Matt wrote this for his blog and shared it with us to feature on Know Your Why. In this post Matt starts the conversation about men’s mental health. We hope our readers can keep it going!

Matt is a content creator, mental health advocate, and media contributor with a passion for defeating stigma. Stayed tuned for more collabortations with Matt and KYW, including a live Q&A in a few weeks. Read more below!

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The War on Traumatized People by Rosemary Callahan MA, CADC, CODP-I, CRSS

Rosemary Callahan is back with her second entry on Know Your Why Recovery titled “The war on Traumatized People”. Rosemary discussed the War on Drugs and how it relates to trauma, or rather perpetuates trauma on people struggling with a substance use disorder. She also offers up some suggestions on how to start to remedy the situation.

We would love to hear your feedback and thoughts on the subject so comment below or email us at admin@knowyourwhyrecovery.com

*Guest posts may not reflect the specific viewpoints or stances of Know Your Why Recovery and its staff. We welcome multiple viewpoints and love the discussion generated around them.

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Do Your Part: Reflections on Mental Health Stigma by Rosemary Callahan MA, CADC, CODP-I, CRSS

Know Your Why put out an invitation and call to action for follower content and you’ve answered!

Read below for one of the first submissions, a special guest blog post by Rosemary Callahan MA, CADC, CODP-I, CRSS titled “Do Your Part: Reflections on Mental Health Stigma”. In this post Rosemary tackles mental health stigma, some history behind it, and what we can do moving forward to help eliminate stigma in what reads like a passionate speech.  We would love to hear your feedback and thoughts on the subject so comment below or email us at admin@knowyourwhyrecovery.com

*Guest posts may not reflect the specific viewpoints or stances of Know Your Why Recovery and its staff. We welcome multiple viewpoints and love the discussion generated around them.

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Brief thoughts-Who/What defines recovery?

On social media we recently made a post about how each person’s recovery journey is unique. This got me thinking more about how we define recovery and what it means.

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