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MAKE IT OK IN MAY

By Make It OK-Iowa on Friday, March 26, 2021


Thank you for participating in Mental Health Awareness Month 2021!

Mental Health Awareness Month is a great time to reduce stigma by starting conversations and increasing understanding about mental illness with special Make It OK resources and events happening in May!

TAKE THE PLEDGE: By signing this pledge, you're taking a stand against the mental illness stigma. Signing the pledge also adds you to the Make It OK email list so you don't miss any Mental Health Awareness Month updates!

DONATE: Help support the creation of these resources and the free events and trainings happening in May by making a contribution to Make It OK. Thank you for your support!

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH TOOLKIT

This free toolkit – for use by workplaces, ambassadors and individuals – will give you the tools and resources to educate your networks about mental health with Make It OK.

This toolkit includes:

  • Links to Make It OK and mental health resources
  • Social media posts and graphics
  • Letter to the Editor sample
  • Make It OK posters

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MAKE IT OK EVENTS IN MAY

May 3 – Make It OK Ambassador Training (Virtual)

  • 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Cost is free, but pre-registration required. Register here.

May 6 – Make It OK Ambassador Training (Virtual)

  • 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Cost is free, but pre-registration required. Register here

May 14 – Make It OK Presentation on Facebook Live

May 17 – Make It OK Presentation on Facebook Live

May 20 – Make It OK Ambassador Training (Virtual)

Due to overwhelming interest, we've added another Make It OK Ambassador Training! 

  • 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Cost is free, but pre-registration required. Register here

May 20 – Wear Green for Make It OK 

  • Show your support for Mental Health Awareness Month by wearing your favorite green shirt, pants or other apparel on May 20. Share a photo with the hashtag #MakeItOK to social media to let your network know that you support Make It OK and ending the stigma. Order a Make It OK T-shirt or other gear here.

May 24 – Make It OK Ambassador Training (Virtual)

  • 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Cost is free, but pre-registration required. Register here

MAKE IT OK STORIES: THE PODCAST

Make It OK Stories: The Podcast is brought to you by the Healthiest State Initiative. In this 7-episode special series, you’ll get to hear from brave Iowans who live with a mental illness plus gain insight on common conditions from mental health experts. This podcast is supported by Businessolver.

The podcast is available now on SoundCloud, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, iHeart and Pandora – just search "Make It OK Stories: The Podcast." Or listen here:

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Thank you Businessolver!

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Businessolver is the Presenting Sponsor for Make It OK's Mental Health Awareness Month efforts!

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Thank you Businessolver!