Mental Health Awareness Month: #ToolsToThrive While Staying Home

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April 24, 2020

As many of us stay home to protect our physical health, it’s important to also consider how recent changes could be impacting your mental well-being. In support of May’s Mental Health Awareness Month, Advantage Care Health Centers has a few tips to help you thrive while staying home to flatten the curve.

Follow this At-Home Mental Health Awareness Month Calendar

Every May, we as a community recognize the importance of mental health awareness. However, this year that message may be more relevant than ever. As we cope with the coronavirus pandemic in New York, many are understandably experiencing extra stress, anxiety, grief and worry right now.

Even though we all need to practice social distancing, there are still many strategies you can use to maintain mental wellness. For example, Mental Health America created a fun calendar of self-care tips to follow during Mental Health Awareness Month.

5 #ToolsToThrive to Try in May

Man walking for exercise during Mental Health Awareness Month.

Make your Mental Well-Being a Priority this May

Every May, health organizations across the country recognize Mental Health Awareness Month to shine a spotlight on this important issue. During these 31 days, everyone is urged to consider what they are doing to maintain mental wellness, especially those at risk for issues such as:

Mental Health America’s #ToolsToThrive calendar has a list of positive activities to do with your family or on your own that will help you all lead a happier, healthier life even while staying at home.

Woman singing during Mental Health Awareness Month

Advantage Care Continues to Protect Patients and Staff

Advantage Care Health Centers continues to actively monitor all developments regarding COVID-19. We are currently taking all necessary steps to protect the safety of both our patients, our health care professionals and the community. Your health and well-being are our number one priority.

To continue serving your health needs at this time, we have created a new option for patient appointments: tele-health services.

Tele-health Services Available Now

To continue providing vital health care services to the community, Advantage Care Health Centers has tele-health services available to all new and current patients.

We are currently scheduling remote appointments in:

  • Primary Care
  • Psychotherapy (Mental/Behavioral Health)
  • Psychiatry (Mental/Behavioral Health)

You now have the option to connect with your health care professional on a secure website from your mobile device or desktop computer.

Advantage Care Health Centers, Long Island’s premier Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), provides comprehensive health care services that will help you feel your absolute best. Please call 516-686-4400 for more information about our tele-health services.

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