Mental Health Awareness
Mental Health Month
Watch a Message About Our Campaign
of adults in the U.S. with a mental health condition received mental health services in the past year
Adults in the U.S. experience mental illness in a given year
We Have the Power to Impact Our Future, and We’re Doing Something About It
LA Fitness is proud to support one of the largest leading mental health companies in the nation, NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Nearly 60 million people in the U.S. face the day-to-day reality of having a mental health condition. Throughout the year, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) raises public awareness through campaigns that fight stigma and discrimination, point people to help and support, educate the public and encourage advocacy for equal care.
Fitness plays a key part in helping to reduce the symptoms of anxiety and depression and can be a great way to help reduce some symptoms associated with these conditions.
For more information on how you can get involved, please click the tabs above.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) – Podcast Ep. 24
On this episode of Living Healthy, we speak with Rachel Robins, Manager of PR and External Relations at NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). LA Fitness has partnered for its second year with NAMI to help bring awareness to mental health throughout the month of May.
Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Meet Rachel Robins: Mental Health Advocate and NAMI Spokesperson
What is Considered Being “Mentally Healthy”?
Ashley Zucker, MD, Chief of Psychiatry at Kaiser Permanente in San Bernardino, discusses what mental health is and how to improve mental health for those with questions.
The Art of Being Present
Mental Health Month focuses on bringing awareness to mental health, happiness, and well-being. We discuss the importance of being present and living in the now.
Mental Health stats from, Mental Health by the Numbers, NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness, Data Retrieved 5/1/2019
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Results from the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Mental Health Findings, NSDUH Series H-50, HHS Publication No. (SMA) 15-4927. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2015). Retrieved October 27, 2015 from http://www.samhsa.gov/data/sites/default/files/NSDUH-FRR1-2014/NSDUH-FRR1-2014.pdf
- Any Mental Illness (AMI) Among Adults. (n.d.) Retrieved May 1, 2019, from https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/mental-illness.shtml#part_154785