MAY MENTAL HEALTH CAMPAIGN
IS THE NEXT HUMAN RIGHT
May is Mental Health Awareness Month.
Join Kula for Karma in our social media campaign to fight for equal access to affordable mindfulness-based mental healthcare.
Help us raise funds for marginalized and underserved communities, and for first responders on the front lines in hospitals and on the streets who work to keep our communities healthy and safe.
WHAT IS THE CAMPAIGN ABOUT?
The pandemic revealed a dangerous and costly void in how our country's systems identify, address, and treat mental health, and a lack of equal access to services. Check out the alarming stats about mental health during and after the pandemic at KulaforKarma.org/mental-health-in-america.
That dark night of the soul opened a conversation about mental health, and suddenly athletes, musicians, celebrities and media personalities were courageously speaking out about their personal mental health journeys, and the practices and actions that help them manage day to day.
We are running a social media-based campaign in the month of May that extends that vulnerability and bravery into an organized education and awareness effort on social media that illustrates why mental health care must be the next human right we collectively fight for.
The campaign will raise funds to provide science-backed, mindfulness-based mental health care for:
STUDENTS STRUGGLING IN SCHOOLS
AT-RISK YOUTH IN JUVENILE DETENTION OR GROUP HOMES
PEOPLE IN ADDICTION TREATMENT
COMMUNITIES IN CRISIS OR WITH COLLECTIVE TRAUMA
PEOPLE WITH TRAUMA FROM SEXUAL ABUSE OR ASSAULT
SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
THE PREVENTION OF OR HEALING FROM GUN VIOLENCE
FIRST RESPONDERS LIKE HOSPITAL STAFF, EMTs, POLICE + FIREFIGHTERS
HOW CAN I HELP?
1. Sign up below to become a leader in the fight to make mental health a human right. When you enter your email below, we will connect with you.
2. Each morning during the month of May, you'll receive a message about the fight for mental health to copy and post into your social media to share with your social media network. Post as many days in May as you can!
Each day's message will educate the public about the state of mental health in America, share statistics and stories, and reveal solutions of how we can solve the mental health crisis together.
3. You can request your own personalized fundraising page on our website so that your followers can donate "with" you, OR you can use our general donation link to allow your followers to contribute to this critical cause.
4. You have the option to choose a community close to your heart that you want the money you raise to go to (for example: programs for first responders, at-risk youth, people in addiction treatment, LGTBQIA teens, etc.).
5. At the end of May, you will get an icon to post on your social accounts naming you as a leader in helping solve the national mental health crisis.
If you want to do EVEN MORE, film a brief video of yourself for our viral video initiative telling your own mental health story to post in our #mentalhealthismyhumanright series. More details will be emailed to you!
We hope you'll stand up, speak out, and help us provide accessible, affordable mental health care for our post-pandemic world.