Mental Health Month Art Displays

Thank you to those who participated in the “Mental Illness: It’s not always what you think” mental health art exhibits to honor May is Mental Health Month 2017. All of the amazing art pieces helped to dispel myths and stereotypes about mental illness and promote messages of wellness, hope and recovery.

To coordinate pick ups or if you have any questions, please send an email to info@stopstigmasacramento.org.


Did You Know?

Abraham Lincoln lived with severe depression and Winston Churchill lived with bipolar disorder.

Countless successful actors, writers, musicians and artists have lived with mental illness, including: Catherine Zeta Jones, Carrie Fisher, Margot Kidder and Ludwig van Beethoven.

News broadcasters Jane Pauley and Mike Wallace have publicly documented their bipolar disorder and clinical depression.

Olympian gold medalist Michael Phelps frequently discusses his Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder. Other famous athletes with mental illness include Golden Glove winner Jimmy Piersall, baseball players Dontrelle Willis and Zack Greinke and former football greats Lionel Aldridge, Herschel Walker and Greg Montgomery.

Read on to find out what's being done — and how you can help.

This program is funded by the Division of Behavioral Health Services through the voter approved Proposition 63, Mental Health Services Act (MHSA).