Mental Wellness

Taking care of your mental health is just as important as your physical health!

Did you know that…

  • 75% of doctor visits are due to stress
  • Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S.
  • 1 in every 5 adults experience a mental illness
  • Indicators of mental distress include: feeling sad for more than 2 weeks, drastic changes in mood, behavior, personality & difficulty concentrating
  • Mental distress symptoms are often ignored or minimized
  • Positive mental health builds positive self-esteem
  • Routines, relationships, and time for self-care contribute to mental wellness

Promote Mental Wellness by:

  • Listen to your mind and body, recognize your cues, know who/what stresses you and prepare for these stressors
  • Identify people who you trust and who will listen and support you
  • Take time to fill your mental health cup with positive experiences
  • Be realistic and mindful of your needs and know your limits
  • Ask for help, visit your doctor or a counselor

Who to Call…

Spartanburg Area Mental Health:
864-585-3866 (same # for after-hours)

211 – will provide a current list of mental health providers