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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 19th is Mental Health Awareness Day

Take action today by utilizing the resources below for yourself or someone you care about. Share this page (btshelp.org/mentalhealth) with colleagues, friends and family members. Visit MentalHealthIsHealth.us for additional resources. 

Many people have become increasingly concerned about the rising number of suicides and the prevalence of alcohol/substance misuse within the entertainment industry. By its very nature our industry can impact your physical and emotional health due to long hours, pressure to push your body, and high workplace stress. In response, Behind the Scenes and other individuals and organizations have come together to create this initiative.

Use these easy to navigate resource links
to find the assistance you need

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance abuse.

Learn the warning signs of suicide and the steps to take to help someone you are concerned about

Are you a target of bullying or harassment? Or have you witnessed it but don’t know how to safely intervene?

Sample language on mental health and respectful workplaces for toolbox talks or company meetings

Information to make it easier to identify
and understand common issues

Do a quick online behavioral health check in to see how you,
or someone you care about, are doing

Find a therapist that understands what you do for a living and the associated stresses and challenges