Mental Health

awareness and resources

What is mental health

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. https://www.mentalhealth.gov/basics/what-is-mental-health

Ways to maintain positive mental health include:

Getting professional help if you need it Connecting with others
Staying positive
Getting physically active
Helping others
Getting enough sleep
Developing coping skills

factors that contribute to mental health problems

Biological factors, such as genes or brain chemistry
Life experiences, such as trauma or abuse
Family history of mental health problems

YOU ARE NOT ALONE

Your mental health matters

“You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

Locking after your mental health

Stay Active

Promoting a healthy physical life style will help you feel better inside out. 

Talk about how you feel

This an important step as acknowledging how you are will help you release tension, and feel understood. 

Slow Down and take a break

It seems unnatural that pausing on out fast-paced routine may actually help overcome all our worries but taking breaks is extremely important. 

Be creative or learn a new skill

This will help focus on something that is manageable and promote a sense of achievement. 

Healthy eating

Making sure that you have a healthy and balance diet will also help you feel better and ensure that your body functions well.  

Do not be scared to ask for help

We all get overwhelmed and when things mount up, it is important to ask for assistance. Stay in touch is primordial, specially in times where you do not feel your best, chatting with family or friends can put things in perspective. 

In addition, there are plenty of services that can help you. 

Learn more about mental health form professionals

La Importancia de la Salud Mental
Sintomas de la Depresion y Ansiedad
Creando Rutinas Saludables
El Camino hacia el bienestar
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