Did you know that 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime? In fact, everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. The good news is there are practical tools that you can use to improve your mental health. And you can also help support your friends, family, and co-workers who are struggling with life’s challenges or their mental health.
Prioritize Your Mental Health
During Mental Health Month in May, we’ll be highlighting Tools2Thrive. These are things you can do daily to prioritize your mental health, build resiliency in the face of trauma and obstacles, support those who are struggling, and work towards a path of recovery.
Custom Suggestions Based on Your Situation
One of the easiest to access tools to use is the mental health screening tools at Mental Health America. These are short, free, and private surveys for you to assess your mental health and get instant results with access to additional resources and recommendations on how to find help.
Get a Wellness Boost!
Want to learn more? Try exploring these topics that can help you build your own set of Tools2Thrive to boost the mental health and general wellness of you and your loved ones:
Recovery Is Possible
For each of us, the tools we use to keep us mentally healthy will be unique. But we want everyone to know that mental illnesses are real, and recovery is possible. Finding what works for you may not be easy. But making small changes and building on those successes can help you to thrive.
By developing your own Tools2Thrive, it is possible to find balance between work and play, the ups and downs of life, and physical health and mental health. Set yourself on the path to recovery. For more information, visit Mental Health America.