Mental Health Awareness Month Comes To An End
Helpful Resources for Stressful Times
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. adults live with a mental illness, but the stress of COVID-19 has inspired more people to inquire about mental health information and services. We’ve compiled a few of the best links below as a resource for you and your loved ones in this challenging time.
Self Care Tips For Mental Health Awareness Month – Spectrum News
“Advice and empathy for maintaining our mental health: Breathe, be kind to others, only focus on what you can control, and keep in touch with loved ones. Some days are just hard, and that’s OK.”
Advice from a licensed therapist on how to deal with quarantine, anxiety, and living during these stressful times.
Living with Mental Illness, Anxiety and Wellness During COVID – Mental Health America
“Just as individuals with pre-existing physical illness are more likely to get physically ill from the coronavirus, people whose mental health is compromised are at greater risk of experiencing worsening mental illness as a result of the coronavirus – no matter what their mental illness may be.”