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May is Mental Health Awareness 2018. Most Americans have either had a mental health problem themselves, or know someone who has. In support of May Mental Health Awareness Month Recovery Resources and the Justice Center Complex are co-hosting an art exhibit this year in the Justice Center lobby. The exhibit will be open to the public May 1 – May 31st. 
 

Mental Health Awareness Month

Look At Me And See

Everyone has obstacles in their life they’re working to overcome. For our clients, it’s addictions and mental illness. They don’t let it define them, and want you to see who they truly are.  
 
Introducing Recovery Resources clients and staff members in, Look at me and See:
 
Song: "This is Me" from The Greatest Showman
Cover by Brittnie Price
 

May Art Show

Stop by the Cuyahoga County Justice Center's lobby this month to see our May Art Show, celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month.
Select pieces are for sale, and all of the artwork was created by artists living with a mental illness.
 
 
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:
 
May Art Show Generic Flyer
 
May Art Show Social Media Post
 
 
 
 

Learn, Explore & Know the Facts

Do you know the signs and symptoms of mental illness?

• Feeling sad or down
• Confused thinking or reduced ability to concentrate
• Excessive fears or worries, or extreme feelings of guilt
• Extreme mood changes of highs and lows
• Withdrawal from friends and activities
• Significant tiredness, low energy or problems sleeping
• Detachment from reality (delusions), paranoia or hallucinations
• Inability to cope with daily problems or stress
• Trouble understanding and relating to situations and to people
• Alcohol or drug abuse
• Major changes in eating habits
• Changes in sleep and other hygiene patterns
• Sex drive changes
• Excessive anger, hostility or violence
• Suicidality

Did you know...
More than 2/3 of Americans who have a mental illness live in the community and lead a 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 illness often appear for the first time during adolescence and you 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 illness 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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