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How’s Your Mental Health?


Mental health matters a lot as it directly impacts our overall well being and quality of life.

Just as we prioritize our physical health it is a crucial part of our life that we need to pay attention to. A healthy mind is essential for maintaining a positive relationship achieving personal and professional goals in your life inevitable goal and coping with life’s mental challenges. Negative mental health can affect all aspects in your life, leading to depression, anxiety, and burn out, affecting day to day life.

By acknowledging the importance of your mental health, we can work towards creating society values that improves day to day life emotional well being and provides adequate support for those struggling. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is the leading cause in disability world wide and a major contributor of global burden.

Investing in yourself to better your mental health can help you in the long run because if its not fixed now, then it could be worse in the future. Solutions include seeking professional help and practicing self care activities like exercising and hobbies.

Normalizing conversations around mental health reducing stigma and improving access mental health medical treatment are crucial steps to be in for all individuals. Build a support system by connecting with friend family or support group.

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Tatiaynia Johnson
Tatiaynia Johnson, Staff Writer
Tatiaynia Johnson is a junior at James Lawson High School in journalism who enjoys cosmetics, weekends, and YouTube vlogs.
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