Monthly Spotlight - Mental Health Awareness Month

  • Mental Health

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month. 

    Acknowledging and understanding the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of staff, students, families, and communities,  HR/Benefits will offer a week of webinars to provide information and tools to help navigate the challenges of returning to “normal.”  The webinars will take place May 16-20, 2022.  See below for the schedule of events.  





    Reclaim Your Joy

    Reclaim Your Joy - recorded session

    Monday, May 16, 2022 Noon - 12:30 p.m.

    Learn to Find the “Magic in the Mess” through Mindfulness Practices

    Tuesday, May 17, 2022

    11:30 a.m. – Noon

    Master Your Mind – Emotional and Health Connection

    Wednesday, May 18, 2022

    Noon – 12:30 p.m.

    It’s Not Selfish – It’s Self-Care

    Thursday, May 19, 2022

    12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    15-minute Mini-Yoga Sessions

    Friday, May 20, 2022

    11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m.,  Noon

    Each webinar will be recorded and placed on this page for any employees who are not able to participate.


    Click on the links for additional information: 

    CareFirst Newsletter - "MIND" Your Health

    Recognizing When You Need Help With Your Mental Health - Mental Health America

    Employee Resource -

    Antioxidant Rich Berry Smoothie Recipe








Caregiving Assistance



    Tobacco Cessation

    Classes at Anne Arundel Medical Center are temporarily suspended
    . Call 1-443-481-4000 or 1-800-MD-NURSE for more information. These are seven-week sessions and free smoking cessation medication is dispensed.

    Coaching is also available through BHS, AACPS Employee Assistance Program.  Call 800-327-2251 or email  You can also schedule a telephonic or video appointment at BHS Coach.


    Know Your Numbers

    Health Screening Recommendations

    Local Fitness Centers - View Employee Discounts

    Anne Arundel Medical Center, is a partner in AACPS’ wellness initiative and offers AACPS employees the same discounts for their exercise classes that their own employees enjoy. Classes are temporarily suspended. Call askAAMC at (443) 481-5555 for more information. For your information, Anne Arundel Medical Center is located at 2001 Medical Parkway, off Jennifer Road (near the Annapolis Mall).




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