Your Mind Matters

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and in 2019, AIB is focused on raising awareness and promoting strategies to attain and maintain mental health and wellness along with reducing the stigmas and misconceptions surrounding mental illnesses.  We hope you will join us this month as we feature programs devoted to this issue and know that Your Mind Matters."These spots are available at no charge to other organizations that seek to lessen the impact gun violence has on our communities. Email us: communityengagement@aibtv.com

Know the Signs of Depression

PSA Your Mind Matters #1 (order code: PSA YMM1)

Mental health problems are common and yet it's easy to overlook the signs. They can range from sadness to suicidal thoughts. In this first of four quarterly Public Service Announcements, the AIB Network urges viewers to be aware of the signs and to know that recovery is possible

Mental Health Resources

For additional assistance and resources:

http://www.mhageorgia.org/getting-help/ Mental Health of Georgia. This webpage offers a list of mental health-related resources and hotlines.

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml - National Institute of Mental Health is the lead federal agency on research on mental disorders. Its wide-ranging website offers articles on the latest research and helpful, easy-to-read guides on signs, symptoms, risk factors, treatments and therapies, as well as additional resources.

https://nami.org/ - National Alliance on Mental Illness. NAMI is the foundation for hundreds of NAMI State Organizations, NAMI Affiliates and volunteer leaders who work in local communities to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy and support group programs. Find local support groups as well as a range of informative fact sheets and other resources on its website.