NMHA’s 2005 “Back to Campus” & “Back
Campaigns Focuses on Dorm Leaders and Parents
This year’s “Back to Campus” kits offer college dorm residential
assistants (RAs) ways to help students—particularly incoming freshmen—deal
with college life. The “Back to School” kits, which are geared toward
elementary and secondary schools, will include tools parents can use to help
assess their child’s emotional health and sample questions for physicians.
These kits also include drop-in articles, radio PSAs and more. Materials will
be available for download at www.nmha.org.
- Download the
Spring/Summer 2005 State Advocacy Update at www.nmha.org/sau
- Get your “MIND Your Health” T-Shirt featuring
the popular MIND Your Health logo from this year’s Mental
Health Monthcampaign. To order, visit www.nmha.org/store.
- A must-see! From filmmaker Leslie
Neale and actor/producer Mark Wahlberg comes the stirring documentary “Juvies”—a
riveting look at the world of juvenile offenders who are prosecuted
as adults. Chance Films is donating a portion of the sales of “Juvies” to
NMHA! To order a copy, visit www.juvies.net and
mention NMHA in the “Comments” section of your order.
- View a list of great
Medicare Part D benefit resources
musicians for mental health program
and the Kristin Brooks Hope Center are excited to announce
our new, blue glowband wristbands—now
on sale! These glow in the dark bands feature the words “Check
Your Head”and include the mpower Web site address
and 1-800-SUICIDE crisis phone number. To order, just
visit www.mpoweryouth.org and
click on the glowband image.
in packs of 10 for $25.00 ($17.50 for MHAs), with the proceeds
benefiting NMHA’s mpower program,
a youth awareness program that harnesses the power of music
to change youth attitudes about mental health and to fight