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Health Tip: Take Steps to Stay Mentally Healthy

Treat yourself well

(HealthDay News) -- Mental health is as important as physical health, so take steps to keep yourself well.

The University of Michigan Health System advises:

  • Regularly do things you enjoy.
  • Create a support network of friends and family. When you need help, don't be afraid to ask for it.
  • Volunteer in your community.
  • Find healthy ways to deal with stress, and find ways to laugh more.
  • Set realistic goals.
  • Don't turn to drugs and alcohol.

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