“… know that it is normal to have periods of difficulty and stress where you might need to enlist the help of someone who specializes in this area…This past year and a half has been very difficult for many people, so know that you are not alone, and that these symptoms are treatable.” by Judy Ho, Ph.D.
There is an unfortunate undercurrent of judgement about mental health care, but the stresses of the pandemic and other catastrophic world events have made mental health issues more common and accepted. We’re moving away from judgement towards compassion.
CAMIS is concerned with maintaining the overall health of our patients and staff – both physical and mental health. We hope you’ll read this article that presents eight expert strategies for staying mentally healthy.
It can be hard to prioritize mental health. You may feel there’s no time. But take a minute to consider. If it’s just “busy work” filling your life, perhaps refocusing on more meaningful activities will bring you joy. And if you’re feeling overwhelmed, don’t hesitate to consult a professional.