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May is Mental Health Month: Why Resiliency Matters

Why Resiliency Matters:  Getting through the long dark nights of the soul.

Mental health is a key component to a person’s overall health.  Mental Health is Health.  They can’t be separated out from one another.   Although we have spent a great deal of time and energy in this country trying to split ourselves into “parts and pieces”, overall health absolutely includes one’s mental health, and one’s relationship to alcohol and/or drugs.  May marks Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States.  It’s a time when we reflect on just how much our mental health matters, and what we are doing that actually works to help people stay mentally healthy.

One thing you can do is strengthen your resiliency.  It emerges as one of the key factors that strengthens our mental health. 

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Posted by Donna Strickland in Behavioral Health, Free Resources, Resiliency.