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2016 Mental Health Awareness Month Factsheets and Worksheets
B4Stage4 Mental Health Awareness Month Worksheets from Mental Health America
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Think Ahead: Organizing your thoughts and taking steps to feel better can be tough when you’re weighed down by a mental health disorder. That’s why it’s important to think ahead. At a time when you’re feeling well and able, use this worksheet to prepare or plan ahead.
Stopping Stupid Thoughts: This worksheet lays out a five-step process for challenging cognitive distortions or "stupid thoughts." These inaccurate or exaggerated thoughts can be extreme and frequent, and often damage self-esteem, mood, and relationships with others, contributing to anxiety and depression - which is why it's so important to work through them.
What's Underneath: Taking the time to slow down and identify what we are really experiencing can help us feel better and can improve our relationships with others. This worksheet will help you to build your emotional vocabulary to help you better understand and communicate your feelings.
Sample Letter for Starting a Conversation About Mental Health Struggles: Originally designed for MHA's 2016 Back to School Toolkit, this fill-in-the-blanks style letter is good for people of all ages who want to start a conversation about struggles with their mental health, but aren't sure how to get started.