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#BeTheDifference in July: Summer Self-Care

Summer is a great time to focus in on your self-care routine. Getting outside, shopping for fresh fruits and veggies at the farmers market and listening to upbeat summer tunes are all wonderful ways to take care of yourself during the warmer months!

For #BeTheDifference in July, we’ll be talking about ways to practice self-care so you can stay well this summer.

Here’s how you can #BeTheDifference this month:

  1. Join a conversation. On Thursday, July 19 from 2-3 p.m., we’re hosting a #BeTheDifference Twitter Chat on Summer Self-Care Tips and Tricks. To join the chat, follow @MHFirstAidUSA and use the hashtag #BeTheDifference in your responses.
  2. Read up. All month long, we’ll be sharing tips for practicing better self-care on the Mental Health First Aid blog, like this one on 5 Self-Help Strategies for Living with Depression. Do you have a self-care tip or a story about how you’ve used Mental Health First Aid to practice better self-care? Email Erica Hoffman at EricaH@TheNationalCouncil.org for a chance to be featured on the blog!
  3. Spread information. Each week, we’re sharing a new infographic featuring tips for self-care on Twitter and Facebook, like this one on Summer Self-Care Tips and Tricks. Look for upcoming graphics online, and feel free to share them with your networks.

As ever, thank you for making a difference every day in your communities.