Mental Health & Wellness Resources

Maintaining our mental health is important. Taking care of yourself can look different for each person. By recognizing when you need help and knowing how to practice self-care, you can feel better and help others as well.

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Mental Health Tips for All

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  • Drink water
  • Eat a balanced diet
  • Move and exercise
  • Phone calls
  • Video chats
  • Emailing
  • Writing letters
  • Do something you enjoy
  • Read
  • Rest
  • Seek trusted news sources
  • Avoid news and social media overexposure
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Take Care of Your Emotional Health

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Get Moving for Heart Health

Mental Health Self-Assessment

It can be hard to put a finger on a feeling, especially if you’re struggling with mood swings, loss of sleep, uncertainty and more. A simple self-assessment can help direct you to support services that can help.

 

If you’d like to know more about your own level of mental wellness, Mental Health America offers a variety of screenings that can help guide you in the right direction. The immediate results are meant to provide a quick snapshot of your mental health and not to be used as a medical diagnosis.

Mental Health & Wellness for Youth and Families

  • Why we are social distancing
  • What coronavirus is (and is not)
  • Mind your own reactions to news
Reassure that you are there for them
Ask questions like, “How are you feeling?”
Stretching and exercise is important

Allow them breaks

  • Just as you need breaks, so do kids
  • Let them have time to do something they enjoy

Tips & Strategies for Prioritizing Mental Health

Resources for Domestic Violence

Tips for Talking With Your Children

Have a Non-Crisis Conversation About Mental Health Challenges

Be Well Crisis Helpline

Feeling overwhelmed, stressed, anxious, or alone? Whatever you are feeling is OK and it can help to connect to others. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, free, confidential support is available. Call 211 to speak with a trained counselor 24/7.

 

To be connected to a crisis counselor, call 211 and enter your zip code, then follow the prompts and select number 3 for the Be Well Crisis Helpline.