June is Pride Month. The goal of Pride Month is to acknowledge the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had in our lives currently and historically. The month often includes events to honor community members, celebrations, and parades. To find out more about events happening at NYU for Pride Month check the LGBTQ+ Center.
June is National PTSD Awareness Month and the annual day is on June 27. This is a month and day to bring awareness to the mental health challenges of those who have experienced a traumatic event. These events can include: physical and/or sexual assault, war/combat stress, natural disasters, community violence or theats on a person's life. It is important to normalize the common reactions to trauma and for those who experience mental health concerns to feel supported and able to seek services. Some symptoms are depression, anxiety, nightmares, flashbacks, paranoia, insomnia, disturbing thoughts, hypervigilance, changes in functioning, difficulty in relationships and more. Read more about National PTSD Awareness Month or to speak to someone about any of the symptoms then you can reach out to Wellness Exchange 24/7 at 212-443-9999 or chat through their app. You can also contact the Counseling and Wellness Services front desk at 212-998-4780.
Call the Wellness Exchange Hotline at (212) 443-9999 or chat via the app anytime and ask for a Crisis Response Counselor (CRC). They can talk through your medical, mental health, and legal options and meet with you in person. Available 24 hours a day, every day.
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