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May is Mental Health Awareness Month: Institute Faculty Scholars’ work illuminates mental health issues

Written by Kim Furlow, communications manager for the Institute for Public Health

Mental Health Awareness Month (or Mental Health Month) is recognized in the U.S. each May and has been observed every year since 1949. The month’s commemoration is intended to help eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness by raising awareness of mental health conditions and those who have them.

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The Institute for Public Health commemorates Mental Health Month by recognizing Faculty Scholars who are working to illuminate issues and impact surrounding mental health. Here are just a few examples of that work:

Learn more about the Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar Program and read more about the exemplary work of these multidisciplinary faculty here.