May Proclaimed as Mental Health Awareness Month

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation today designating May as Mental Health Awareness Month.  Check out the many events throughout the county in recognition of Mental Health Month, kicking off with “Stand Up for Mental Wellness” on Monday, May 4th from 6-8 pm.  Learn about San Mateo County’s new “Be The One” campaign and find out how you can Be The One to help eliminate stigma in your community. Visit www.smchealth.org/mentalhealthmonth for a list of events.

Kathy Reyes (ODE), Steve Kaplan (BHRS Director), Jean Fraser (Heath System Chief), Daniella Tavake and Alan Cochran.  Daniella and Alan shared their stories at the Board of Supervisors meeting.

Kathy Reyes (ODE), Steve Kaplan (BHRS Director), Jean Fraser (Health System Chief), Daniella Tavake and Alan Cochran. Daniella and Alan shared their stories of hope and recovery at the Board of Supervisors meeting.