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May is Mental Health Month 2017

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May 01

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable.

People experience symptoms of mental illnesses differently–and some engage in potentially dangerous or risky behaviors to avoid or cover up symptoms of a potential mental health problem.

It is important to understand early symptoms of mental illness and know when certain behaviors are potentially signs of something more.

The images below link to PDF files from Mental Health America, and provide ways to avoid these “Risky Business” habits that can lead to mental health problems:

Marijuana Use PDF

Prescription Drug Misuse PDF


31 Ways to Work on Your Wellness PDF

Additional Mental Health America Links: