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On Tu, May 24, the Warr Acres Library will reopen at 9a and the Wright Library will reopen at 9:30a.

Mental Health Resources for Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Resources for Mental Health Awareness Month

Resources provided by Kassy, Librarian at Northwest Library and Sheldon, Librarian in Special Collections

 

 

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we are sharing mental health resources in our monthly podcast:

 

Children's Picture Books

 

Teens

Nonfiction

 

Dealing with Mental Illness in Fiction Books

 

Teens Dealing with a Mentally Ill Parent

 

Community Resources

  • Safe Place & Pivot:  Youth in crisis can go to any Metro library, fire station, or OnCue station to be connected with services. In OKC, we partner with Pivot to provide these services.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255, and starting on July 16, 988 (talk, text, and chat)
  • For LGBTQ+ Youth

 

Adults