Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. (Source: https://www.mentalhealth.gov/basics/what-is-mental-health)
Organizations to Support
The JED Foundation - a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation's teens and young adults.
For more in detail information visit their "Who Are We" page linked below.
FREE Ways to Improve Mental Health
Treat yourself with kindness and respect, and avoid self-criticism.
Taking care of yourself physically can improve your mental health. Eat Better and be active.
Find time to just relax.
Surround yourself with good people and positive energy.
Set realistic goals. Aim high but realistically high.
Get help if you feel like you need it. It doesn't hurt to try to find someone that understands you.