Curious to learn more about mental health? Want to learn more about coping with a particular condition? Seeking ways to self-care during these strange times? May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we want to highlight resources that we have that can help you navigate mental health and wellness questions.
We have curated a wide variety of resources to encourage you on your path towards mental and emotional well-being. Nobody is alone when it comes to community health! Try our e-books or adult wellness courses, or join an engaging parent support group!
Mental Health Awareness Events
Come connect with community in our weekly fun and engaging Zoom happy hour. We’ll be sharing what we’ve been doing to take care of ourselves during Shelter-in-Place.
Take a little mental health break with this watercolor demonstration by local artist Sophie Tivona of @SophieTivonaIllustration. Jump into an artful and dreamy introduction to color theory and mixing, the science of watercolor, and a detailed description of the materials the artist uses in her studio.
Check Out Downloadable Mental Wellness E-Materials
Enjoy free downloadable e-books or audiobooks from curated lists without stepping outside your home! Our Overdrive e-collection has plenty of wellness books via the Libby app. Buzzworthy titles include
We also have Mental Wellness books for kids! Explore mindfulness, anxiety, and feelings with kids.
Learn Wellness Skills with Adult Online Learning
Learn about Wellness Topics through the adult online learning portal, Universal Class!
Stay Connected Through Social Media
Nobody is alone when it comes to community health. Follow us on Instagram throughout the month of May, as we will be posting mental health related materials and activities, such as journaling prompts and self-care ideasl
@ Teencornerslpl – Follow along for their self-care prompts throughout the month
@ Sanleandromuseum – Follow along for daily journal prompts
@ Sanleandrolib – Follow along for daily activity guides and updates about mental health awareness events
Contact Community Mental Health Services
24-hour, toll-free crisis line: 1-866-A-WAY-OUT
Homeless Services Hotline: 211
Gateway Learning Group: Webinars for parents and educators of youths with Autism