Mental health awareness is a topic that is increasingly important in today’s world. Social media has made it harder to separate reality from the idealized versions of ourselves that are often portrayed online. It's easy to forget that life doesn't always look perfect and that sometimes, you're allowed to feel down or overwhelmed. That’s why mental health awareness is so important.
Tips to Boost Your Mental Health
Maintain a Healthy Diet
Eating a healthy, balanced diet can help improve overall well-being, including mental health. Also, eating a variety of foods from each food group will help promote a healthy mood.
Get Regular Exercise
Physical activity can help reduce stress and anxiety, boost mood, and improve overall mental health. It can also help reduce the risk of developing mental health conditions such as depression and dementia.
Stay Connected with Others
Social connections are essential for mental well-being. Staying connected with family and friends, even through video calls, can help reduce loneliness and promote mental health.
Get Adequate Sleep
Sleep is important for physical and mental health. Aim for 7-8 hours of sleep per night to help keep your mental health in check.
Practice Relaxation Techniques
Relaxation techniques such as deep breathing, guided imagery, and progressive muscle relaxation can help reduce stress and improve mental health.
Mental health awareness is a topic that can’t be ignored. By understanding, accepting, and supporting those who are struggling with mental health issues, we can create a more understanding and supportive world!
Tria Health is Here for You!
Tria Health is a free and confidential benefit available through your health plan. There are a number of effective treatment strategies to improve your mental health and manage mental health conditions.
Tria Health provides one-on-one, private consultations with your own dedicated pharmacist over the phone. Your Tria Health pharmacist can assist you in creating a customized treatment strategy by reviewing medication options as well as non-pharmacological methods for managing mental health.