Mental Health Matters
If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, please call or text 988 to immediately connect with a crisis counselor. You can also visit your nearest emergency room for assistance.
You are not alone. There is hope.
The Basics of Self Care
We know that self-care is essential. But what exactly does it mean? Emily Riggs, a therapist at Kettering Health, walks us through the five self-care categories—physical, emotional, social, spiritual, and professional—and teaches us how to create the right self-care plan to meet our needs.
Depression affects our mood, thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It can be an isolating experience, but it is actually more common than we think. Allyn Kraft, a social worker at Kettering Health, explains the symptoms of depression and how to manage them.
If you’re experiencing a mental health emergency, please dial 911 or visit your nearest emergency center.
Anxiety is categorized as intense, excessive, and ongoing worry about everyday situations. It can interfere with our ability to complete daily responsibilities. Allyn Kraft, a social worker at Kettering Health, explains the symptoms of anxiety and how to manage them.