Written by: Member Care Advocate Sabrina
Anyone can suffer from mental health issues, and it does not make them a weak person. There are many stressors that can lead a person to question their mental wellness. Call 211 if you need help with any of these issues:
Unemployment, foreclosure, death, COVID-19, relationship struggles, sick children, caring for elderly adults & etc., It is okay not to be okay. The fact is that most individuals have experienced mental health issues at some point in their lives, which they may have dealt with through exercise, sleep, talking to a trusted friend, mindfulness, and a variety of other approaches.
However, what happens when those techniques fail and a person is left feeling annoyed, unhappy, depressed, and overwhelmed, and a crisis occurs? Well, you say, “it is okay to not be okay” and call 211 and ask for a referral. In addition, to giving referrals for mental health counseling, 211 can give a list for resources such as food, low cost health care housing, domestic violence shelters and more. 211 is state specific with resources
You are not alone in this time of COVID, you are important to Nova Pathfinder Healthcare and others. You are precious and bring a bright spot to the world. We have listed resources for mental health wellness. Below is a list of resources:
Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Text GO to 741741 to reach a trained Crisis Counselor through Crisis Text Line, a global not-for-profit organization. Free, 24/7, confidential.
This is an informational post for mental health awareness and no information is implied to replace calling 911 or getting to your nearest emergency room if you are in a mental health crisis