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Take Care of Your Mental Well-Being This Month

Mental health is just as important to your overall health as your physical well-being. Good mental health leads to a productive and well-balanced life.

May is Mental Health Month, an annual observance to remind people to take the time to take care for themselves mentally, not just physically.

Emotional stress can cause negative feelings and behavior, and in the long term, can have serious effects on someone’s life.

Mental health problems are some of the most often neglected, either because people don’t realize the impact emotional stress is having on their lives or they are simply too embarrassed to ask for help.

If you are experiencing emotional stress, you may be able to improve your overall quality of life by seeking treatment from a qualified professional. Find a mental health service provider near you.

If you, or someone you know, is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, call 1.800.273.TALK (1.800.273.8255).

Find more mental health resources.

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