Mental Health Awareness & More

South Tabor Family Physicians bringing awareness to Mental Health in May

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) sponsors Mental Health Awareness MonthThis link is external to health.gov. in May to highlight the importance of mental health and wellness. If you or someone you know needs immediate help, please share the 988 Suicide & Crisis LifelineThis link is external to health.gov. !

In addition, May is also the month to bring awareness to the following:

  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

    In May, the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) celebrates National Physical Fitness and Sports Month to promote the benefits of being physically active. Walk. Run. Dance. Play. What’s your move? Everyone needs physical activity to stay healthy. But it can be hard to find the time in your busy routine. The Move Your Way® tools, videos, and fact sheets on this page have tips that make it easier to get a little more active. And small changes can add up to big health benefits! No matter who you are, you can find safe, fun ways to get active — to move your way. Encourage others to get moving by using our Move Your Way® Community Resources and Activity Planner .

  • Older Americans Month

    May is  Older Americans Month! The 2024 theme, Powered By Connection, recognizes the profound impact of meaningful relationships and social connections on our health and well-being. Social isolation impacts physical and emotional health. Are you or a loved one at risk for social isolation? Take this Connect2Affect assessment to find out: https://connect2affect.org/

  • National Women’s Health Week (5/12–5/18)

    Join the Office on Women’s Health (OWH) in celebrating National Women’s Health WeekThis link is external to health.gov. and empower women and girls to prioritize their health and well-being. We have MyHealthfinder resources to share, including information about getting a yearly well-woman visit, getting regular physical activity, choosing the right birth control, and having a healthy pregnancy. Share our Move Your Way website for tips to help girls and women get active.