Mental Wellness Matters Just as Much as Physical and Social Wellness

Mental Health is all too often overlooked when we, as a society, talk about wellness. Though we’re making tremendous strides in removing the stigma surrounding mental illness, we have a long road ahead of us. Part of that road includes being courageous enough to share our stories, to open ourselves up to genuinely hearing our friends, neighbors, coworkers, and loved ones when they try to speak out, or when they’re dropping hints that they’re struggling and needing help. The Moreau Community Center doesn’t only care about keeping people fed, or providing them with the building blocks and resources to build stronger healthier lives, we care about breaking down the stigma surrounding mental illness – it is, after all, a major factor in overall wellness, which is what we want to help improve in our communities. Check out the article below, and remember, if we’re here for you. If you need help trying to get on the path toward strong mental health, we can help connect you the resources that you’ll need to succeed.

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/02/04/689747637/if-youre-often-angry-or-irritable-you-may-be-depressed