Creative agency plants fake pillboxes in NYC pharmacies to raise awareness of AAPI hate crimes
An independent creative branding agency has come up with a unique and clever way to spread awareness about discrimination, racism, and hate crimes experienced by members of the AAPI community.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
May | Mental Health Awareness MonthBevel-X Labs Moderator. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Over the last few years, there has been a rise in mental illnesses and those experiencing mental health symptoms. Most of us have family members or friends who are dealing with mental health conditions and have seen firsthand the impact and the importance of getting help.
I dated a man who couldn't read the menu because he was illiterate
**This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. I once dated a man who was 34 years old and throughout the course of our relationship, I discovered that he could not read a single word.
Region Association Taking Action to Increase Mental Health Awareness
Following a recent awareness survey about mental health topics in the construction industry, officials from the Northwest Indiana Business RoundTable (NWIBRT) are organizing a nationally accredited seminar to educate employers about mental health first aid. This will teach employers steps to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults.
For Autism Awareness Month, a mother shares her story.
Awareness, interview, and information on Autism. According to the Centers For Disease Control (CDC):. People with ASD may behave, communicate, interact, and learn in ways that are different from most other people. There is often nothing about how they look that sets them apart from other people. The abilities of people with ASD can vary significantly. For example, some people with ASD may have advanced conversation skills whereas others may be nonverbal. Some people with ASD need a lot of help in their daily lives; others can work and live with little to no support.
Statistics show sexual abuse may be more common than you think.
Advocacy and Awareness for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. This campaign is supported by the government as well as non-government organizations. The main goal of SAAM is to raise awareness concerning the prevention of sexual assault and learn the concept of consent. The aim also includes education in understanding the importance of boundaries.
Self improvement through mindfulness.
Mindfulness has become increasingly popular in recent years, as more people around the world seek to learn about it and consider incorporating its practices into their daily lives. Mindfulness, sometimes referred to as mindful meditation or simply meditation, is the state of being aware of your thoughts, surroundings, and actions in the present moment.
Becoming aware of human trafficking
Human trafficking is human slavery. People are pressured, lied to, or otherwise forced into jobs that take away their freedoms and power. Sometimes they have been enticed through romantic relationships, sometimes by concerned "friends" who offer to help them. Sometimes they have been kidnapped, sometimes threatened by immigration status.
Understanding the Signs of Emotional Abuse
Know the signs so you can spot emotional abuse. Emotional abuse is a vastly misunderstood topic. In fact, emotional abuse is themost challenging form of abuse to spot, making it even more taboo.