Fast Fact: Mental Health Awareness
Video Transcript

"Gray background with a yellow, blue, and black Deaf Health Communication and Quality of Life Center logo at the top right corner. A young white woman with brown hair is wearing a white lab coat.

"May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Do you understand the risk factors for mental health problems, how to help someone, and where to find help? Our Deaf Health Lab surveyed 1171 deaf ASL users and found that 20% of deaf adults experienced depression symptoms in the past 7 days. It is important that deaf adults are aware of their and others' mental health. Be open about your feelings and support others' feelings.

If you are a Gallaudet student and you experienced depression symptoms recently, you can go to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)."

How well do you know your mental health? Watch this video to find out why it is important to be aware of your and others’ mental health!