Get connected! How to combat loneliness, our silent mental health concern

Get connected! How to combat loneliness, our silent mental health concern

Connect to Thrive this Psychology Week, 11-17 November 2018. Connection is the antidote to loneliness, which is becoming a significant health concern due to its impacts on physical health, mental health, and life expectancy. Learn more about loneliness and what we can do about it. And in the spirit of connecting, please share! This is not a problem to keep to yourself.

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8 Tips for Taking Care of your Mental Wellbeing

8 Tips for Taking Care of your Mental Wellbeing

Know that it is OK not to feel OK.  Know that it is OK to get help even if you feel what you are dealing with isn’t “bad enough.”

We all feel not OK sometimes, and when we do, those feelings can begin to impact our work, our study, and our relationships (including the one with ourselves!).  It is important to seek help, even if you believe your problems aren’t weighty enough.  There isn’t a magical threshold you have to meet before you can start therapy.  If you are having a hard time and you are struggling to be the you you’d like to be, reach out, be vulnerable and find someone who can help.

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