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World Mental Health Day

Mental health has come a long way since the early nineties. " Our language surrounding mental health has improved, Although as a society we have improved our understanding of mental health, there is much more to do.

"World Mental Health Day 2023 is an opportunity for people and communities to unite behind the theme ‘Mental health is a universal human right” to improve knowledge, raise awareness and drive actions that promote and protect everyone’s mental health as a universal human right."

Mental Health Facts

Good mental health is paramount to our overall health and well-being.

Multiple factors can contribute to mental health issues such as trauma, the early loss of a parent, and neglect.

Globally, one in four people will need mental health care in their lives.

More than 43 million Americans battle with mental health.

Some signs to look out for regarding mental health issues are:

Changes in Sleep

Change in Appetite

Dramatic Mood Changes

How to Observe World Mental Health Day

Group Therapy: Register for a group therapy workshop.

Self Care: Develop a regular sleep routine, meditate, yoga, long walks.

Learn: Spend some time and research a new subject.

Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.” Maya Angelou

Written and Submitted by GSSAgent#3013

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