The Importance of Mental Wellness
Mental wellness is an important part of our overall health. It can include emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Mental wellness can be influenced by internal and external factors including physical activity and nutrition. The psychological and physical benefits of exercise, for example can reduce anxiety and improve mood. Conversely, the consequences of obesity can include depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders.
Finding balance in all areas of our lives is important for our mental wellness. Find out how schools, workplaces, faith-based groups, individuals and communities can support mental wellness.