African-Americans and Mental Health: What You Need to Know

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  • Stigma Around Seeking Help
  • Other Barriers to Care
  • Why Therapy Is OK
  • Ways to Improve Your Mental Health
  • Dealing With Stress
  • May is Mental Health Month!
  • What Is Mental Health?
  • What Makes Up Our Mental Health?
  • The Link Between Social Determinants and Mental Health
  • African-Americans and Mental Health

Dealing With Stress

Stress is part of life and it can have dangerous outcomes if not dealt with properly. To reduce stress, try working out more. Also think about writing in a diary, meditating or getting a pet. Studies have shown that pet owners have less anxiety and have higher self-esteem than non-pet owners. 

 

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