SEL for Everyone

A dash of Mindfulness-based SEL for everyone!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month


Did you know:

  • 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year, but less than half get treatment
  • 1 in 20 U.S. adults experiences a serious mental illness each year, but less than two-thirds get treatment.*
  • 1 in 6 U.S. youth experience a mental health condition each year, but only half get treatment.
  • The average delay between onset of mental illness symptoms and treatment is 11 years. • 55% of U.S. counties do not have a single practicing psychiatrist.*


Did you also know, you're not alone! Let's raise awareness about the importance of taking care of our mental health and stomping out the stigma! We will post weekly for to focus on Mental Health Awareness Month!


Be well & breathe,

Liane Benedict & Kate Ginney

Let's Join Together!

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Attention Valued Newsletter Audience

Greetings! We would like to thank you for being part of our collective community though our newsletters. We often get feedback, questions, or requests on what our audience needs. Overwhelming, folks are seeking a sense of community. We would like to pull everyone together throughout the month of May, Mental Health Awareness Month, for a virtual walking opportunity. Please take the time this month to walk with friends, family, co-workers, and record a few minutes of your walk or just a selfie to mark the occasion. We will collect videos/pictures throughout the month and then share our content as one video in June's newsletter. Please know that by submitting your content you are acknowledging that all captured in the content have given permission for us to post their experience on our newsletter and website. Not into walking, is dancing, yoga, singing, or other artistic expression your thing? That works too! For examples, watch the YouTube video above for ideas. So get your crew together and let's raise awareness! Questions? Ask Kate Ginney.


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