Are you 1 in 3 or 1 in 9?

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As we approach World Mental Health Day on Saturday 10th October , please let me share some Irish mental health facts and 10 tips to boost your mental health resistance.

1 in 3 who attend a family doctor have a mental health aspect to their medical problem.

By the age of 65 1 in 9 will spend some time in mental health care.

10 tips to boost your mental health resistance;

  1. Have the courage to be imperfect
  2. Take time out for yourself
  3. Sign up for that course, join that club
  4. Be active everyday in as many ways as you can
  5. Spend time with people who make you feel good
  6. Laugh out loud each day
  7. Get a good nights sleep
  8. Share the work-load, get everyone involved
  9. Try to be positive and focus on things you can control
  10. Talk about your troubles and seek help early

Take care and do what you can one step at a time.

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Author: daviemac

Hear to Listen - Here to Help

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