Being human means there will undoubtedly be times of sadness, grief, tension, and stress. It is inescapable. Everyone should understand there is absolutely no shame in struggling with poor mental health.
This is why it’s so important during Mental Health Awareness Month in May to foster understanding and educate people about the prevalence of mental illnesses.
Poor mental health is far more common than most people realize. Knowing that we are not alone in our struggles can be reassuring, since a hallmark of depression and other mental health conditions is feeling isolated or alone.
Putting your mental health first and seeking help is not a form of weakness, infact, you're stronger than you know.