Mental Health Awareness
Did you know…
- 44 million Americans live with mental illness; that’s about 1 in 5 adults.
- Anxiety, depression, and PTSD are among the most common mental illnesses that people live with.
- 46% of people meet the criteria to be diagnosed with a mental illness.
- 56% of people (about 24.6 million) did not receive treatment for their mental illnesses.
During the Covid pandemic, there has been a great increase in anxiety and depression. But even outside the pandemic, there has been an increasing rise in suicidal thoughts among adults.
There are many contributors that can cause a person to develop a mental illness. However, there are also many ways to help. To get started, you can check out 10 Tools and 31 Tips to boost your mental health at the Mental Health America website. Among these great solutions is physical activity.
Mental Health America recommends exercise as a way to boost your mental health for a handful of proven reasons. Exercise can improve your sleep, energy levels, and immune system. And exercise can also decrease stress, anger, anxiety, and depression. At Tennessee Fitness Spa, we promote a healthy lifestyle that includes your mental health, along with your physical health. If you’d like to discuss how our fitness camp for adults can benefit you, contact us today to learn more.
If you are in a suicidal crisis or emotional distress, please call The Suicide Hotline. They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 1-800-273-8255
BetterHelp is a mental health service that offers counseling and therapy services online, by phone, and by text.
All facts were found at https://mhanational.org/mentalhealthfacts