May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it's time to prioritize your well-being. At Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, we believe that mental health matters, and we're here to remind you why. We want you to explore the importance of mental health, the connection between mental and physical health, and how our Employee Assistance Program can help. We have also highlighted some of our top blogs on self-care, stress management, and more.
Why Mental Health is Crucial for Your Overall Well-Being
Mental health is a crucial component of your overall well-being. It affects how you think, feel, and act and influences how you handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Neglecting your mental health can have severe consequences for your physical health, leading to a range of physical symptoms, including headaches, fatigue, and muscle tension. On the other hand, taking care of your mental health can help you manage stress, increase resilience, and improve your overall quality of life.
The Connection Between Mental and Physical Health
Your mental and physical health are connected, and one can impact the other. For example, stress can trigger physical symptoms, such as headaches and muscle tension. Likewise, chronic physical health conditions can increase the risk of developing mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety. That's why it's important to prioritize both your mental and physical health.
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Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare's Employee Assistance Program:
Confidential Support When You Need It
At Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, we understand the importance of taking care of your mental health. That's why we offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to all associates and their families. Our EAP provides confidential and professional counseling, referral, and support services. Whether you need help managing stress, dealing with personal issues, or coping with a crisis, the EAP is here to help. We encourage all associates to take advantage of this valuable resource and seek help when needed.
Top Blogs You Might Have Missed:
Tips for Self-Care, Managing Stress, and More
At Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, we've published several blogs that offer helpful tips and advice on how to take care of your mental health. Here are some of our top blogs:
How to create and practice healthy boundaries
How to manage conflict at work
Living with change
Managing energy to benefit our body, mind, and spirit
Recognizing the signs and dispelling the myths of suicide
Self-Care through every season of life
Take advantage of these valuable resources! Please take a moment to revisit our top blogs and continue prioritizing your mental health.
Prioritize Your Health Today!
Mental health matters, and it's time to prioritize your well-being. Remember that your mental and physical health are connected; seek help when needed. At Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, our Employee Assistance Program is here to provide confidential support when you need it. Plus, remember to check out our top blogs for helpful tips and advice on self-care, stress management, and more.
Contact the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at 901-683-5658 to begin your journey.