Mental Health Awareness Month
CALLING ALL ARTISTS!
We are collecting artwork for Recovery Resources upcoming Art Show at the Cuyahoga County Justice Center -- May 1st through May 31st. We will accept artwork of all different mediums, including paintings, sculptures, canvas, and photography until April 25th.
Artists can choose to sell their pieces or simply have them returned after the Art Show.
If you are interested in displaying your work at our event, please contact Carrie Larsen at email@example.com or (216) 431-4131, Ext. 2502.
ABOUT THE ART SHOW
In the video below, Cuyahoga County Judge Robert McClelland explains why the May Art Show and collaboration with Recovery Resources is so important, and what the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Court is doing to help people living with mental illness.
Help us spread the word! Download our marketing materials for the May Art Show:
LEARN, EXPLORE & KNOW THE FACTS
Do you know the signs and symptons of mental illness?
- Feeling sad or down
- Confused thinking or reduced ability to conentrate
- Excessive fears or worries, or extreme feelings of guilt
- Extreme mood changes of highs and lows
- Withdrawal from friends and activities
- Siginificant tiredness, low energy or promblems sleeping
- Detachment from reality (delusions), paranoia or hallucinations
- Inability to cope with daily problems or stress
- Trouble understanding or relatining to situations and to people
- Alcohol or drug use
- Major changes in eating habits
- Changes in sleep and other hygiene patterns
- Sex drive changes
- Excessive anger, hostility or violence
Did you know...
More than 2/3 of Americans who have a mental illness live in the community and lead productive lives. (Source: dosomething.org)
Mental Health affects everyone regardless of culture, race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation. (Source: NAMI)
Mental illnesses are more common than cancer, diabetes or heart disease. (Source: US General's Report)
Mental illnesses often appear for the first time during adolescence and adulthood. While they can occur at any age, the young and the old are especially vulnerable. (Source: NAMI)
With proper treatment, 70% to 90% of people with mental illnesses will experience a significant reduction of symptoms and enjoy an improved quality of life. (Source: dosomething.org)
Experiencing a psychiatric emergency and need someone to talk to. What should I do?
Call the Mobile Crisis Team at 216-623-6888.
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