What can you, as an active and aware community member, do?
Arm yourself with knowledge — take a look at Straight Up’s resources, which include guides for adults to talk to their kids, and for kids to talk to adults!
Check out the Health Literacy Fact Sheet — so that you can obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
Take a Mental Health First Aid course, so that you can understand what a mental health emergency is about and how to be helpful in the “front lines”.
Find out more about Health Literacy Month at healthliteracymonth.org.