Recognize Your Emotional Well-Being
- Angelica Yaghoubi
During stressful times, you or someone you love may experience any number of emotions, including fear, sadness, and anxiety. Managing daily routines, coping with emotions and dealing with uncertainty affects everyone differently. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), it is more important than ever to pay attention to your health and emotional well-being and those of your family and friends.
Depression can interfere with your daily life and affect relationships. Understanding the symptoms of depression can assist professionals in treating symptoms and causes of depression. Although depression is common, it is important to seek professional help to control the severity of the disease and to mitigate any emotions or behaviors related to depression.
Certain emotions or behaviors may signal the time to encourage a family member or friend to seek professional help, according to Beacon Health Options, a behavioral health services company.
Signs that you or someone you know should seek help:
If you need help, do not wait until things get out of your control. Recognizing how you are feeling can help you take care of your emotional health, manage your anxiety and stress, and cope with difficult situations. Reaching out for help is an important step.
The NAMI recommends you use the resources that you feel most comfortable with, including:
We are pleased to offer MemorialCare patients and members of our surrounding communities access to SilverCloud, an online educational and therapeutic program to help manage anxiety, depression, stress, and trouble sleeping. This program can be used whenever you need it and can help you set goals or apply your learnings to your daily life. SilverCloud programs have demonstrated high improvement rates for stress, anxiety, and depression. We understand how emotional well-being directly affects your daily life and we are here to help you take charge of your emotional well-being and celebrate success. To learn more about how this program can be beneficial for your health and well-being, please visit here.
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