PARK CITY, Utah — Could is Psychological Well being Consciousness Month and a Summit County nonprofit is launching a problem to destigmatize psychological well being points.
Join Summit County’s 21-day psychological well being consciousness problem goals to assist normalize speaking about psychological well being.
There are other ways to normalize psychological well being. It may be finished by educating your self by both listening to a podcast or studying a guide, attending an occasion and even speaking about your individual psychological well being struggles.
“For those who’re not feeling your self, should you’re not feeling OK, it’s completely OK to not be OK and now greater than ever, and so I feel it’s actually essential that folks actually share their tales and so they attain out for assist,” mentioned Deanna Rhodes, government director of Join Summit County.
Based on the Nationwide Affiliation for Psychological Sickness, one in 5 Utahns will expertise psychological sickness of their lifetime and that was based mostly on analysis earlier than the pandemic.
“All of us have psychological well being, it’s whether or not or not we have now good psychological well being and so all of us are striving for nice psychological well being. And so, with the ability to discuss that and normalize it and attain out for assist is absolutely essential. And I feel we’re headed that course however we simply want everybody’s help,” mentioned Rhodes.
Join Summit County says now greater than ever it’s essential to speak about psychological well being.
The 21-day psychological well being problem begins on Could 1 however registration is open now. As soon as an individual indicators up, they will examine off containers as they full every problem.
“It’s actually about constructing that consciousness, it’s about normalizing the dialog, about simply talking out and sharing your experiences,” mentioned Rhodes.
All through the month, Join Summit County might be making a gift of seven prizes to individuals collaborating.
For those who’d like to enroll, go to connectsummitcounty.org/may