Mental health should not be underestimated in the importance it can play on a person's overall wellbeing. In some cases, attending to the mental wellbeing of an individual is equally as important as attending to one's physical health. Unfortunately, this is a division of the health field that is not always utilized to its potential, as many tend to believe that they are capable of handling their mental health needs alone, without the help of a professional. What is commonly misunderstood about the field is the fact that nearly everyone can benefit from taking steps to actively work on their mental health. This could mean finding the help you need in a professional or a support group, as well as taking time to employ methods of relaxation that could enhance your mental health on a day-to-day basis.
At St. Joseph Health, we are here to help you take control of your mental health. It is possible to actively work on this part of your life while still keeping the costs of treatment under control as well. When you decide to seek help for your mental health issue, you can refer to our
mental health glossary to find what you are looking for. We are here to answer all of your
questions about your child's mental health, and any that you may have about your own as well. To learn more, feel free to contact us or read more articles on the topic of mental health, which you can find provided to the left.