Your mental health is just as important as your physical well-being. That’s why we offer tips and resources below to help you maintain your mental health.
FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE STEPS
- Stay connected to friends, neighbors and loved ones.
- Checking in with someone you trust for a few minutes each day makes a big difference.
- Stay active with things that feel productive and fun.
- Making a schedule for how you’ll structure your day to balance work with time for self-care, relaxation and social connection can help you manage stress and anxiety.
- Avoid information overload.
- Limiting the time you spend on social media, news sites and other digital platforms allows your body and mind to recharge.
- Practice deep breathing exercises, mindfulness and other methods of meditation.
- Check out free guided meditations and mindful exercises for adults and children here.
REACH OUT FOR SUPPORT
- Michigan Warmline: Staffed by peer support specialists who provide resource referral and shared experience of recovery and hope for individuals experiencing mental health and/or substance use challenges. Call 1.888.733.7753 between 10 a.m. and 2 a.m. seven days a week.
- 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: National network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support 24/7. Call 988.
- Disaster Distress Helpline: Offers 24/7 crisis counseling and support to individuals experiencing emotional distress. Call 1.800.985.5950 or text 66746 any time.