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Our mental health significantly impacts our overall well-being, shaping our thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. In order to foster a healthier community, it is essential to prioritize open conversations, understanding, and support for mental well-being.

There are lots of things we can try to take care of our well-being. But it’s not always easy to start. Here are some practical steps to maintain mental health:

Try to keep active

Try to build physical activity into your daily routine, if possible. It doesn’t have to be anything big, like running a marathon. If you aren’t used to being active, start off small and try to find something you enjoy.

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Try mindfulness

Mindfulness is a way of paying attention to the present moment, using techniques like meditation, breathing exercises and yoga. It’s been shown to help people become more aware of their thoughts and feelings. This means that instead of being overwhelmed by your feelings, it becomes easier to manage them.

Talk to someone you trust

Opening up to a trusted friend or family member can help you feel listened to and supported. Sometimes, just acknowledging your feelings by saying them out loud can also help.

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Seek Professional Help if Necessary

If you're finding things difficult, it's okay to seek help from trained professionals. Therapists, psychologists, or counselors can provide invaluable support for healing and personal growth.

Mental Health Services at Chinese Hospital Clinics

We are excited to announce our partnership with the California Quality Collaborative (CQC) on the CalHIVE BHI project. In the next three years, our collaborative efforts will focus on integrating behavioral health services into primary care. The aim is to expand screening, treatment, and referrals for individuals dealing with mild to moderate depression, substance use disorders, and related conditions. This project will enhance the availability and accessibility of mental health resources, ensuring that more individuals can receive the care they need. For more information or to seek support, please contact our clinic at 1-628-228-2828.

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Disclaimer: It’s important to note that these tips are not intended to replace advice from a healthcare professional. If you have concerns about your health or medical conditions, consult with your physician before making any significant changes to your routine.