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Taking Care of Your Mental Health

How To Choose a Mental Health Professional

Mental health professionals provide many types of treatment. Here's how to find one that meets your needs.

Caring for a Loved One?

<p>Caring for a loved one with an illness or disability can take a toll on your health. It often causes mental, emotional and physical stress. The impact on your life and well-being can be significant. Here&apos;s how you can reduce that impact by caring for yourself, too.</p>

Learn About Seasonal Affective Disorder

Know what to look for and how to take care of yourself if seasonal affective disorder affects you.

Aging Well in Body and Mind

As we grow older, some changes are positive. Others are more challenging. Here are some strategies for managing our mental health as we age.

Get Help With Your Care

A Personal Representative stands in for you if you do not feel well enough to manage your insurance benefits on your own.

Mental Health Conditions are More Common Than You Think

Mental health conditions can make you feel isolated, but you’re not alone.

Men’s Mental Health

Men can suffer from anxiety and depression just as women do, but the symptoms may not be recognized as easily. Learn how to identify the signs and know when it’s time to seek diagnosis and treatment.

The Importance of Mental Health Screenings

Mental health screenings provide a quick way to spot the first signs of depression and other mental illnesses. About half of lifetime mental health conditions begin by age 14, and 75 percent by age 24. However, many people don’t get the treatment they need soon enough. Mental health screenings can help prevent years of suffering or long-term disabilities and improve a quality of life. Learn more about this important health care tool.

Understanding Cultural Barriers to Mental Health Care

Millions of Americans live with a mental health condition. Unfortunately, many have trouble seeking the help they need. For some people, that's due to their cultural background and personal identity. Learn more about these barriers to mental health care and how to overcome them.

Understanding Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness

We all feel sad, anxious or moody from time to time. But sometimes, negative thoughts and feelings become overwhelming or persistent. If these symptoms are affecting your everyday life, it's time to get help. Here's what you need to know about the early warning signs of mental illness.

Your Overall Health Depends on a Healthy Mind and Body

We all know it’s important to stay physically fit, even if we don’t always do the things we should, like eat right and exercise regularly. But, did you know that good mental health — your emotional, psychological and social well-being — is just as important as physical health?

Asking for help can be challenging, but you are not alone.

Call Horizon Behavioral Health to help you navigate the support you need at 1-800-626-2212 (TTY 711), 24/7.

If you are having an urgent mental health crisis, call 911 or visit an emergency room as soon as possible.