7 Facebook Pages to Follow about Mental Health Support and Education
Mental Health America is a dedicated organization for addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. They are the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit on mental health. Their work is driven by their commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness.
Their Facebook page is full of education, inspiration, fundraisers, and community events to get you either more involved in your community or learning about mental health to educate yourself or a loved one.
There is even a Greater Dallas Chapter that you can follow for more information on our area. Make sure to look for Salience TMS as some of their local events. – Mental Health America of Greater Dallas
The Real Warriors Campaign is a multimedia public awareness campaign through the Psychological Health Center of Excellence to support the promotion of psychological health, reduce the stigma of psychological health concerns and encourage help-seeking behaviors for service members, veterans and their families.
The facebook page is loaded with educational information for veterans who may be suffering from mental health issues, including everything from how to improve your sleep habits to how to build stronger relationships when you are away. There are also the inspirational pictures and videos of veterans returning home to their families.
This page is sure to point you in the right direction when you are seeking information on mental health.
“When it comes to invisible wounds…..You don’t have to go at it alone.”
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. They are a national association of hundreds of local affiliates, state organizations, and volunteers who work in each community to raise awareness, provide support, educate people and become the nations leading voice on mental health.
What you will find with their facebook page is a source of awareness and education on all parts of mental illness. They have great articles and interviews on mental illness to get you educated on what to do to help yourself or a loved one. They also post inspirational quotes and photos once a week to remind people that they are not alone and that NAMI is here to help.
If you are looking for great educational articles on how to get help with your mental illness, then this is the facebook page for you.
They also have a North Texas Chapter Facebook page that you can follow to get up to date information for what’s happening in this area. – NAMI North Texas
Waves of Wellness is a fun Facebook page to promote mental health awareness and positive attitudes towards mental health. They seek to encourage social inclusion for individuals with mental illness and promote positive messages regarding mental health to the community.
The page is a little different than the ones before. They use pictures, drawings, and inspirational quotes to engage people in talking positively about mental health. You will get fun drawings like the one above to inspire you every day.
Enjoy the great tips and information you receive from this group and engage in conversation with other people in the comments.
Mental Health Awareness Life Facebook page is an inspiring Facebook page made up of volunteers. Similar to the last one, this is a group inspired by speaking positively about mental health awareness, well-being, illness, inspiration, education, and support. Their philosophy is that mental health is vital for everyone, not just those who have a mental illness or have distressing life events.
What you will find on their page is quotes, tips, skills, techniques, and information about mental health. They encourage people to join in on the conversations they post but be sure to check out the rules first because they have strict rules on what can and can’t be posted. They want this to be a safe place to foster communication and engagement about mental health.
Make sure also to check out their sister page. – Past Present Future
Mental Health Food Facebook page is an excellent resource for learning about eating whole, natural food for optimal mental health. Food is the medicine of the mind they say. Feeding our brains for good mental health works the same as feeding our bodies for good physical health. We know that nutritional deficiencies have been shown to cause depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders. Helping you to correct those dietary deficiencies is the goal of this page.
They post all types of educational articles regarding nutrition for your mental health and even post some recipes as well. Yum! Enjoy engaging with the community and sharing recipes and success stories about what changing your diet has done. Make sure to come to this page hungry!
The Grant Halliburton Foundation works to strengthen the network of mental health resources for children, teens, and young adults, promoting better mental health, and help prevent suicide. The foundation was established in 2006 in memory of a Dallas teen who battled depression and bipolar for several years before his suicide death at the age of 19.
Grant Halliburton Foundation offers a variety of presentations, conferences, and group meetings on mental wellness, suicide prevention, bullying, self-harm, and other issues impacting youth mental health.
On their Facebook page you will find local events or meetings to participate in, as well as educational posts, videos, informative articles on mental health, and even information on resources for mental health help in North Texas. This is a must-follow page on Facebook.