Mental health

Mental health

Mental health

COVID-19 is making life stressful for nearly everyone.

I3f you’re struggling, it’s important to access mental health care before you get overwhelmed. Getting help is simple:

  • Visit MentalHealth.gov to get immediate help.
  • If you’re a veteran, visit the Veterans Crisis Line.
  • If you or someone you know has thoughts of suicide, call 1-800-273-8255 (TALK).

What are early warning signs of mental health issues?

If you or someone you know experiences one or more of these signs, you should consider seeking mental health care.

  • Eating or sleeping too much or too little
  • Pulling away from people and usual activities
  • Having low or no energy
  • Feeling numb or like nothing matters
  • Having unexplained aches and pains
  • Feeling helpless or hopeless
  • Smoking, drinking, or using drugs more than usual
  • Feeling unusually confused, forgetful, on edge, angry, upset, worried, or scared
  • Yelling or fighting with family and friends
  • Experiencing severe mood swings that cause problems in relationships
  • Having persistent thoughts and memories you can't get out of your head
  • Hearing voices or believing things that are not true
  • Thinking of harming yourself or others
  • Inability to perform daily tasks like taking care of your kids