National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Formally recognized in 2008, Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month (also known as BIPOC Mental Health Month) was created to bring awareness to the unique struggles that underrepresented groups face in regard to mental illness in the US. Bebe Moore Campbell was an American author, journalist, teacher, and mental health advocate whoContinue reading “National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month”

PTSD Awareness Month

June 2022 National PTSD Awareness Month is observed in June and it ushers in an array of awareness campaigns run for the benefit of PTSD survivors. PTSD, which stands for post-traumatic stress disorder, occurs in people after they have experienced a particularly traumatic event like war, violent physical/sexual/verbal assault, accidents, and so forth. Symptoms includeContinue reading “PTSD Awareness Month”

Mental Health Awareness Month

May 2022 An individual’s mental health, how one thinks, feels and acts, can change over time due to factors like workload, stress and work-life balance. With 1 in 5 American adults experiencing mental illness each year, it is apparent that mental health matters. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, but here at Victra, we believeContinue reading “Mental Health Awareness Month”

Passover

Passover, or Pesach in Hebrew, is one of the Jewish religion’s most sacred and widely observed holidays. In Judaism, Passover commemorates the story of the Israelites’ departure from ancient Egypt, which appears in the Hebrew Bible’s books of Exodus, Numbers and Deuteronomy, among other texts. Jews observe the weeklong festival with a number of importantContinue reading “Passover”

Stress Awareness Month

April 2022 Stress Awareness Month has been recognized every April since 1992. Learning to cope with our stress and finding healthy ways to deal with these situations can go a long way in living a healthy and positive life. After all, stress can impact many aspects of your body. Learning to cope with our stressContinue reading “Stress Awareness Month”

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities [IDPD]. IDPD is more than just an annual day, but a movement used to break down barriers to inclusion and advocate for the rights of people with disabilities. This annual observance was started in 1992 by the UN General Assembly. It aims to promote the awarenessContinue reading “International Day of Persons with Disabilities”