Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families. […]
There’s no better time to inspire confidence in high school and middle school students than National Teen Self-Esteem Month. In May, we make an extra effort to counter self-worth and self-image problems teens may face. Sponsored by I Am Worth More, a nonprofit that connects teens to resources and helps them increase their positive entertainment […]
May is Asian American - Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. AAPI Heritage commemoration was first proposed in 1977 to observe the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States (May 7, 1843), and the completion of the transcontinental railroad, constructed mainly by Chinese […]
America and Theresa explore the traits that make good friends. They both ask each other whether they feel they are a good friends and why. They discuss examples of behaviors that make bad friends, like being selfish and monopolizing conversations, and why it's about the quality vs. quantity of friends.