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Mental Health Awareness Month - Woman blowing on a dandelion flower.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.

Join us to spread awareness about mental health and to help break the stigma.

Right now, during increased stress and anxiety surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, it is especially important to check in with your mental health, and that of your loved ones.

Daily items you can do to help improve your mental health include eating well to nourish your body, taking part in a physical activity like a walk in your neighborhood or gardening, getting outside, and maintaining healthy sleep habits.

COVID-19 Mental Health & Wellness Resources

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention offer information related to stress and coping throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. Visit the CDC's Stress & Coping Webpage >>


24-Hour Crisis Lines

El Dorado County Mental Health - 530.544.2219

Live Violence Free - 530.544.4444

Tahoe Youth & Family Services - 800.870.8937

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - 800.950.6264

National Suicide Prevention Hotline - 800.273.8255


Or view a list of Barton Health and other local Behavioral Health resources.

Barton Health and the South Lake Tahoe Mental Health Cooperative are working together and with many local mental health-related organization to increase awareness of mental health services in South Lake Tahoe, learn more about those efforts.

Each Mind Matters

Each Mind Matters is California's Mental Health Movement providing resources, content, stories, blogs, ways to get involved and more via their website, eachmindmatters.org.

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