Mental health matters. Taking care of our mental health aids in our resilience and recovery from anything that happens.
Anyone can have a bad day, but it doesn’t mean that it’s a bad life. How we respond to it and take care of our mental health are what’s important.
Mental health is important at every stage of our lives. It encompasses our overall wellbeing and affects our lives in many ways.
Why Is Mental Health Important?
Research shows that one in five adults in America – 43.8 million people – experience mental illness, which is 18.5% of our total population. This means that mental health issues frequent our population and affect everything we do.
According to HealthyPeople.gov, “neuropsychiatric disorders are the leading cause of disability in the United States.” Left untreated, mental illness creates widespread disability. It stops us from showing up to each day,…