The Importance of Seeking Help From a Mental Health Professional

Seeking help from a Mental Health Professional is important because they will give you sound advice and an ear.

Don’t get me wrong speaking with family and friends can be beneficial when you need a support system, but I found professional help makes it easier to be open about emotions and addressing things that have taken place.

Some people will attempt to hide and ignore symptoms that point to mental health problems because he or she may be ashamed or don’t know how to handle it. According to Better Health Television, talking to your doctor or mental healthcare professional about mental health issues or emotional difficulties is a positive step towards improving your mental health. A professional can help you get on track to a healthier lifestyle by assisting you with improving your problem solving skills, build and increase confidence, heal from the past, and set and achieve goals.

I recently spoke with a young female in her late 20s and asked her three questions about speaking with a mental health provider and she was glad to share part of her journey.

1.Did you make the decision to see a mental health professional on your own or was it recommended?
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Build A Strong Support System

Regardless of what one may be going through a strong  support system of friends to help stay balanced in life is needed. When you have friends who support you and you support them things become less stressful. When you don’t have a support system you may find yourself making decisions a lone Continue reading “Build A Strong Support System”

It’s OK to Take A Break!

When there is all work and no play you can stress and burn yourself out. Taking a break from work allows you to rejuvenate. When you are burned and or stressed out it becomes hard to focus on what needs to be done, to make sound decisions, you become stressed, emotional, and the list can go on. To protect your sanity, you must know when enough is enough. It’s OK to say no to things that Continue reading “It’s OK to Take A Break!”