Good mental health is an important part of our lives. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “Mental health is a state of well-being, in which each person understands his potential, and can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and productively, and is able to make a contribution to his community.” According to a scientific study, about 25% of all adults in the US suffer from a mental illness and typically, 50% of adults in the US will develop at least one mental illness during their lifetime. Many people are now working from home, which means that many will feel isolated. Covid-19 has really shaken up the way in which we work and operate.
Make time for yourself
Talking about your problems out loud can be very helpful. Just as you see a doctor for a physical illness, so too should a mental illness. If things put too much strain on you and you feel you can not cope, do not hesitate to seek professional help. People who receive proper care can recover and live a happy and fulfilling life. You should consider exercising more because exercising releases endorphins and it therefore improves your mental state. In addition to this, you should consider being part of a support group and even listening to podcasts and radios such as Radio Jingles.
Get the treatment that you need
If your worries and thoughts are out of control, then immediate help is needed. The proportion of people who suffer (or will suffer) temporarily from a severe mental disorder, and many of those suffering from a serious illness are not adequately treated for their physical illnesses could become even worse. Suicidal thoughts are becoming even more prevalent during this current time and lots of things are incredibly triggering. Covid-19 has plagued our lives in every single way; and isolation is leading to severe consequences.
The negative stigma exists in many, from the sufferers, their families, their immediate and distant surroundings to care teams, and is a barrier to seeking treatment. However – delay in identification, avoidance, postponement of application and fear of treatment endanger the sufferer of a mental disorder in aggravation of his condition, impaired function, effects on family members and neglect of physical health. In severe depression, there is suicide, which is responsible for thousands of deaths worldwide.
Today it is possible to receive psychotherapeutic and psychiatric treatment for emotional and mental problems in public medicine, similar to other medical problems. Leumit has clinics, doctors and psychiatrists, psychotherapists, therapists and agreements with a variety of service providers. pay attention! When the queue is long in one place, check the national website, the customer service center and the medical centers about available alternatives. We are proud of the service that exists in mental health and it is important that you know about it. On International Mental Health Day we will remember that the phenomenon is common in everyone, there is medicine for problems and there is treatment in the public system as part of the comprehensive medical treatment. So, it’s time to focus on your mental health, to get the assistance that you need and to feel happier and healthier once again.