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Local Groups and County Agencies Will Recognize Mental Health Awareness Month by Spreading Gratitude and Joy

 

May 11, 2022

During SONshine Church School, Mason Aberg, Oliver Nissen, Royce Stroebe and Ridge Velk paint rocks that will be will be hidden in communities across Blaine County this month.

Millions of Americans face the reality of living with mental, emotional, or behavioral health concerns. During May, which has been designated National Mental Health Awareness Month, the Blaine County Health Department (BCHD) has joined forces with several other entities and agencies to raise awareness about mental health. With a Kindness Rocks initiative and several other projects on the horizon, these groups hope to provide support, educate the public so as to reduce stigma surrounding mental health issues, and advocate for policies that support not only people with mental challenges but t...



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