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8 Quick Ways To Be A Mental Health All Star at Home & Work

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Mental Health continues to be a compelling sound bite, dominating headlines from pop singers, government figures and Hollywood A-listers.  While someone does not need to be a prominent public figure to have an opinion about mental health, prioritizing mental health at home and work has positive repercussions for individuals, students, employees, parents and families.

Teaching strategies for mental health has a multitude of benefits.  Businesses are more efficient, spend less money (to the tune of an estimated $17 billion dollars!), have happier employees and retain their team members for longer periods of time.  Schools see more connected students, less behavioral incidents and better grades.  Individuals and families report more confidence, have higher levels of self worth and an overall satisfaction with life.  So how can anyone bring better mental health to their own lives as well as to the lives of those around them?  Here’s a quick infographic to help virtually anyone become a mental health all star.

 

8 Quick Ways To Be A Mental Health All Star at Home & Work

Jim Holsomback

Jim Holsomback (MA; ABT) is the director of clinical outreach for McLean Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and program director for Triad Adolescent Services, located in Lexington, Massachusetts. He has more than 20 years of experience working with adolescents and families struggling with anxiety, depression, substance use disorders and self-injury. Jim has a vast amount of experience teaching and supporting families struggling to identify ways to establish effective family systems as well as presenting in regional and national trainings and conferences on topics such as contingency management, digital and substance dependence and supporting parents of preteens and adolescents struggling with self-harm & suicidality.


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, . (2018). 8 Quick Ways To Be A Mental Health All Star at Home & Work. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 12, 2018, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/practical-parenting/2018/07/mentalhealthallstar/

 

Last updated: 30 Jul 2018
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 30 Jul 2018
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