Addressing barriers to mental health care access Even without a global pandemic, communities of color struggle against the stigma in order to address their mental health needs. “(BLHF) recognizes that during this difficult time, affording the cost of mental health services can be a barrier in the African American community. Tips to manage your mental health Finally, mental health and medical experts are acknowledging the impact of stress, post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD), depression, trauma, and other mental health struggles in Black communities. “Boosting our internal coping skills is our best defense to manage our mental health during the current COVID-19 pandemic, Brown says. Manage medications If you have a diagnosis and have been prescribed medication to manage your mental health, keep taking it.
At Wellness Axis we want to encourage habits of wellness, Increase awareness of factors and resources contributing to well-being, Inspire and empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health, and to support a sense of community. Wellness can be thought of as the quality or state of being in good health.