May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a chance to raise more awareness about the importance for everyone to take care of their mental health. I was just having a conversation the other day with my husband and asked - why don’t we get regular mental health checkups like we do physicals? Why don’t we get regular mental health tests the way we get bloodwork done?
Paying attention to mental health is especially important when we have a loved one with SUD - their mental and ours. Below are topics in the community that address addiction and mental health:
You can also check out the Self Care category to see conversations about tending to your own mental health.
For finding a therapist, I like using the Psychology Today website to find therapists near me.
What are some resources that you’ve found helpful? How are you taking care of your mental health?