Mental Health Awareness Month: Coping With Mental Health Issues


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Going to therapy is important for your mental health

May 2022 is Mental Health Awareness Month. This is an important time to take a closer look at your mental health and how you are coping with mental health issues.


This can include things like Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Autism and Chronic Stress.


If you have any kind of a mental health condition, you know that coping can be challenging. Finding help through therapy, and learning coping skills is crucial, as is building a support network.


Personally, I cope with mental health conditions on a daily basis, so I understand the struggle. Over the years I have gone to therapy, and learned a lot of coping skills that I can use for bad days. I also make sure to communicate with my partner extensively about how I am coping with things.


Since I have Anxiety, Depression and PTSD, I have written about all of those in the past. Here is a collection of Mental Health Articles that you may want to refer to during Mental Health Awareness Month, or any time that you are struggling or looking for resources.


Finding a Therapist

How to Find a Therapist. Having a Therapist is Key to Better Mental Health


PTSD

Are You Coping With PTSD and Panic Attacks As a Busy Mom?

Are You Having Panic Attacks as a New Mom? It Could be PTSD.

Why I Chose Medication for my PTSD, and I'm Glad I Did


Anxiety

Are You Constantly Stressed and Worried? It May be Anxiety


Depression

21% of Mothers Suffer from Post-Partum Depression. Are You One of Them?

Are You Sad in the Winter? It Could be Seasonal Affective Disorder


Autism

April 2022 is Autism Awareness Month, it Made Me Realize I May Have Autism


Chronic Stress

Feeling like a hot mess mom? Ditch the stress and embrace the mess

Dealing with Chronic Stress Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Meditation can help ease stress and calm the mind


If you are coping with any other mental illness the National Alliance on Mental Illness has many helpful resources available.


Most importantly, if you or anyone you know is considering suicide, please call the National Suicide Helpline at 1-800-273-8255.


Your mental health matters! Please know that. There is help available to get well, please reach out to someone if you are struggling. You are not alone.



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