Mental Health Month

Tanager Place and the Meraki Institute of Learning at Tanager Place are recognizing National Mental Health Awareness Month in 2022 with a variety of activities and free community events planned throughout the month. We invite you to join us and explore our tools and resources!

Free Community Events

Spreading Awareness

Look out for Tanager Place Mental Health Month coffee cup stickers out in the community! Special thanks to the following businesses who are participating:

  • Brewhemia
  • Cafe St. Pio
  • Capanna Coffee Roasters
  • Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust
  • Craft’d
  • Dash Coffee & Roasters
  • Kava House
  • Kismet Coffee & Bloom
  • Uptown Coffee Company
  • Stillwater Coffee Company

Purchase a T-shirt

Community members can show their support and help reduce the stigma associated with discussing mental illness and mental wellbeing by purchasing and wearing our t-shirts designed for Mental Health Awareness Month.

A portion of your purchase will benefit Tanager Place!

Wellness Printables

Download our free Weekly Wellbeing Journal and Compassion Resilience Plan printables.

The Compassion Resilience Plan is a therapist tool designed to help foster protective factors to reduce impacts of Compassion Fatigue.

The Weekly Wellbeing Journal supports you to build intention and reflection while cultivating confidence, compassion, and kindness

How to Avoid Autopilot Mode

Have you ever spaced off and not sure where time went, but were able to complete the task? This is called being on autopilot. We are able to carry out tasks and activities without being in conscious thought. Clinic Therapist, Holly Miller, LMHC looks into ways we can try to avoid being on autopilot mode. Read more. 

Together We Rise Series

We are connecting with people in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City corridor who have exhibited courage and strength in the face of hardship. Join us in this 12-part video series as we dig deep and bear witness to the stories of human resilience.

These individuals are here with us to share their personal story of resilience. This series will inspire hope and possibility for anyone seeking to call on their courage to show up in the midst of a struggle.

Tanager Place Services

Tanager Place helps children, teens, and young adults develop the skills to be successful at home, in school and in their community. Our compassionate, research-based treatment programs address a wide range of mental wellbeing health needs.
Learn more about our inpatient, outpatient, school based, and community based services.

Local Mental Health Resources

A community toolkit developed by the MedQuarter and the Faith & Medicine Task Force outlines mental health services in Eastern Iowa that are readily available to the public in a time of crisis or distress. If you or someone you love needs help, access the toolkit at to learn more about the many options available.

Equity & Inclusion in Mental Health

The Equity & Inclusion Fund at Tanager Place financially supports clients who may not otherwise be able to afford their treatment costs. Help make mental health care accessible to all by making a gift to Tanager Place today!