MSU helps Michigan residents care for their mental health

From families to farmers, we strive to make a difference by providing programs and resources to help Michiganders care for their mental health.

1 in 5
U.S. adults lives with a mental illness

50%
of Americans will be diagnosed with a mental health illness or disorder in their lifetime

111 million
Americans live in mental health professional shortage areas

Mental Health Programs


Managing Stress and Anxiety

Helpful tips for families dealing with stress and anxiety.



BURY SEEDS, NOT STRESS
Effects of Stress on Our Bodies

Long-term stress impacts every aspect of our lives, and each of us shows our stress in different ways. Recognizing our signs and symptoms is the beginning of taking care of that stress and improving our overall wellness.


BURY SEEDS, NOT STRESS
Positive Self Talk

When we are stressed, we can become overwhelmed with negative thoughts. One tool for dealing with our own negative inner dialogue is to learn to use positive self-talk. This webinar explores some simple tips you can to begin to use right away.

Mental Health Articles

Upcoming Mental Health Events

  • Jan 6

    Mindful Morning Coffee Hour

    January 6, 2022 – January 27, 2022 Zoom Webinar

    Mindful Morning Coffee Hour includes a suite of one-time workshops to help people learn ways to use mindfulness to manage everyday stress.

  • Jan 12

    Mindfulness for Better Living Lunch & Learns Wed 12-2 PM

    January 12, 2022 – November 30, 2022 Online

    Mindfulness for Better Living includes a suite of one-time workshops to help people learn ways to use mindfulness to manage everyday stress.

  • Feb 10

    2/10/22 Virtual Mental Health First Aid

    February 10, 2022 8:30AM – 4:30PM Zoom

    The 2/10/22 Virtual Mental Health First Aid certification course is for adults 18 years and older who hope to learn how to assist other adults experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis.

  • Feb 24

    2/24/22 Virtual Mental Health First Aid

    February 24, 2022 8:30AM – 4:30PM Zoom

    The 2/24/22 Virtual Mental Health First Aid certification course is for adults 18 years and older who hope to learn how to assist other adults experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis.

  • Mar 1

    3/1/22 Virtual Mental Health First Aid

    March 1, 2022 8:30AM – 4:30PM Zoom

    The 3/1/22 Virtual Mental Health First Aid certification course is for adults 18 years and older who hope to learn how to assist other adults experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis.

Experts