General Health

May|June 2017

May is Mental Health Month!

Celebrate Mom!  Women's Health Week 5/14 - 5/20

Celebrate Dad too!  Men's Health Week 6/12 - 6/18

Women's Health Screenings

Early Warning Signs of Mental Health Problems

Are you unsure if someone you know is living with mental health problems? Experiencing one or more of the following feelings or behaviors can be an early warning sign of a problem.    

  • Eating or sleeping too much or too little
  • Pulling away from people and usual activities
  • Having low or no energy
  • Feeling numb or like nothing matters
  • Experiencing severe mood swings that cause problems in relationships
  • Unexplained aches and pains
  • Feeling helpless or hopeless
  • Feeling unusually confused, forgetful, on edge, angry, upset, worried, or scared
  • Yelling or fighting with family and friends
  • Thinking of harming yourself or others

U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services. (2016).   What is Mental Health?  Early Warning Signs.  Retrieved from https://www.mentalhealth.gov/basics/what_is_mental_health/

Men's Health Screening Checklist

June is Men’s Health Month.  Complete the checklist and/or encourage the men in your life to take a minute and complete this screening checklist.  It is the prescription for better health and could save a life!  If you or they can’t check all the applicable boxes, schedule an appointment with your or their clinician.