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Greens-N-Grains May Healthy Tips

Updated: Jun 5

May is Mental Health Month, making it the perfect time to reflect on our mental well-being. Talking to a friend or going for a walk are great ways to reduce stress. Getting plenty of sleep and avoiding excess alcohol or harmful substances can also help to protect mental health. Whether you love digging in the garden, going for a hike, or cooking up a nutritious meal, doing something you love that is good for you can help you feel good at the end of the day. Even when we do our best to take care of ourselves, life can sometimes become overwhelming or even feel unmanageable. In 2020, 1 in 5 adults in the US experienced a mental health illness, and 40.3 million people (about twice the population of New York) over the age of 12 had a substance abuse disorder.1 If you are experiencing a mental health illness, substance abuse disorder, or feeling unable to are not alone! There are many resources available that are confidential and available at no cost. SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service), or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Also visit the online treatment locator, or send your zip code via text message: 435748 (HELP4U) to find help near you. Read more about the HELP4U text messaging service. 1.
Healthy Tips Mental Health May

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