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"Mental Health: how it's like physical health"

"We are all human beings, and each of us has a physical body. We also all have a mind, and we all have emotions. In the same way that we all have a state of physical health, we all have a state of mental health. Mental health is more than the absence of mental illness."

Read the full article here.

 

"16 strategies to help you thrive"

"We all deserve to feel well and to thrive. In order to get there, the first thing to keep in mind is that we ALL have mental health to protect, promote and celebrate. Just like with our physical health. Secondly, we need to ask ourselves: are we actively taking care of our mental health? And what can we do to turn it around when we’re not feeling our best?" Read the full article here.

 

"Depression in adults"


"Although everyone gets sad from time to time, depression is a severe problem with moods so sad that the person has troubles functioning, and may have various physical symptoms such as problems with sleep, appetite, and energy."

 

Read more about depression in adults here.

 


"Mental health statistics in the Niagara Region"


"Good mental health is important to overall good health. Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being, and is important at all stages of life. In Niagara, 76.8% of people aged 12 and over rate their own mental health as very good or excellent. In addition, 71.4% of grade 7 and 8 students in Niagara rate their mental health as very good or excellent, while only 51.9% of secondary students rate their mental health as very good or excellent."

 

Read more about mental health statistics in the Niagara Region here.

 


"Bring Change to Mind"


"Opening a dialogue about mental illness builds the awareness, understanding, and empathy necessary to inspire the action, structural change, and the creation of new norms which end stigma and discrimination."

 

Click here to learn more about "Bring Change to Mind".

 



"Anxiety in Adults"


"It is normal for every person to have some fears, but when those fears are so excessive that it starts causing physical symptoms and getting in the way of life, then it may be an anxiety disorder."

 

Read more about anxiety in adults here.