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Wellness Wednesday: Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in the U.S. for 73 years, and the need for awareness has only grown since then. Throughout the month of May, our job is to help get the conversation started on just how important mental wellness is.

As a family health care practice, we’ve seen the numbers spike on those seeking treatment for mental health disorders. This is both gratifying and disheartening.

It’s fantastic that new individuals are now asking for help with battles they’ve been fighting on their own. However, it is incredibly eye-opening to see just how many people are affected by disorders like anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Thankfully, there is a wide variety of resources available — everything from Telehealth to naturopaths to specialty counselors.

Head on over to Gig Harbor Now to read the full article.


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