Best Practices for Maintaining Good Mental Health

Pandemic stress can be hard but here are some resources to help you cope.
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A newly self-structured schedule, job loss, confusion over what’s true in the media and concern about the health of loved ones can all weigh on your mental health. If you struggled to feel your best psychologically during the past few months, and maybe still are, you’re not alone.

According to data published by the CDC, 40.9% of survey respondents reported an adverse mental or behavioral health condition. The research was conducted online via Qualtrics from June 24 to 30 and includes the responses of 5,470 people.

Along with physical health concerns, the pandemic has brought financial, social and psychological strains. Which is why Rehab 4 Addiction, developed a guide with nine ways to achieve better mental health during the pandemic.

It’s worth checking out if you feel a little overwhelmed but if you have recurring symptoms, it’s best to make an appointment with a doctor or therapist.

Anyone feeling suicidal should call the national hotline 800-273-8255.

The national hotline for those suffering from addiction is 800-662-4357.

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