Local Mom who suffered from Postpartum: "There is help and there is hope"
A North Buffalo mom who suffered from a postpartum mental health disorder is bravely sharing her story to start the conversation and hopefully end the stigma.
Falls school leader honored for focus on students’ mental health
The Niagara Falls City Schools superintendent is being recognized for promoting mental wellness for students. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says
23 Messages for Anyone Considering Suicide, From People Who've Been There
"The people in your life are not better off without you."
For Centuries, A Small Town Has Embraced Strangers With Mental Illness
Families struggle to find a safe, therapeutic place for loved ones with serious mental disorders. In Geel, Belgium, residents have brought mentally ill strangers into their homes for centuries.
Recovery Month Toolkit
Each year, Recovery Month creates a toolkit to help individuals and organizations increase awareness of the power of recovery. The kit provides tips and resources for planning Recovery Month events and distributing information in communities across the nation
Download the complete 2017 Recovery Month Toolkit
Last Updated: 07/20/2017
Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders, celebrates people in recovery, lauds the contributions of treatment and service providers, and promotes the message that recovery in all its forms is possible. Recovery Month spreads the positive message that behavioral health is essential to overall health, that prevention works, treatment is effective and people can and do recover.
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Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. The training helps you identify, understand and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.