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Hi, How Are You?

By | 2020-08-23T13:30:43-04:00 May 29th, 2020|Tags: , , |

How are you? Nearly 450 million people worldwide contend with mental health issues, and now with the current pandemic, it is more important than ever to practice mental health check-ins on yourself and your circle of loved ones. According to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll, more than half of Americans are currently suffering mental health-related issues.[i] Fortunately, awareness surrounding mental health conditions continues to grow.  Even celebrities, musicians and organizations are now joining the conversation.  HBO and NAMI have teamed up for their ‘It’s OK to not feel OK’ campaign.  Michael Phelps can be found on Hulu promoting mental health counseling.  The ‘Hi, How Are You Project’, which is inspired by singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston, was created to further education about mental health and wellbeing.  The message is being said more frequently and reaching more people, and that most certainly helps. So, how we contribute to help end the [...]