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Self-Care and Mental Health

  Lifestyle choices can affect your mood and the way you feel. Read about self-care and mental health on these pages: Diet and Mental Health Exercise and Mental Health Sleep and Mental Health Socialization and Mental Health

Socialization and Mental Health

  People who are depressed may feel less of a sense of belonging and may withdraw from family and friends. However, engaging in social activity helps to decrease feelings of isolation and anxiety, while helping to increase social support. Research suggests that people with...

Sleep and Mental Health

  Getting enough sleep is important for your general well-being. However, sleep disturbances are common among those who have anxiety or depression – 90% of depressed patients report having sleep problems. Not only is insomnia are a major symptom for those with depression, but it...

Diet and Mental Health

  Eating a healthy diet is also associated with a lowered risk of depression and anxiety. For example, those with greater depressive symptoms are more likely to have unhealthy dieting strategies (i.e., skipping meals) and poorer diet quality (i.e., eating a diet high in sugar,...

Exercise and Mental Health

  Getting exercise and regular physical activity is one way to help boost your mood and improve your mental health. Researchers suggest that exercise’s effect on your body helps make you more resilient and better able to handle stress. Although the biggest benefits for mood are...

Anxiety Disorders

Read about the different anxiety disorders to learn about the symptoms, causes, treatment, and more.  Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Panic Disorder (PD)  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Social Anxiety Disorder (SA) Specific Phobia