Prioritize Self-Care for your Mental Health
The pandemic can feel overwhelming due to new information, long work hours, and caring for your family and yourself. The stressors, isolation and losses of COVID-19 have continued to amplify mental health needs and concerns among the general public.
It’s important to pause for a moment, collect your thoughts and focus on the importance of self-care.
It is critical we do what we can to achieve our best health, take time for ourselves, find new ways to cope with stressors and – most importantly – know where to go if professional help is needed.
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- If you need more support, contact your primary care provider.
- Once you have met with your PacMed primary care doctor, you can ask them for a referral to our behavioral medicine department.
- In a crisis, call 911 or utilize the “Crisis Resources” on this page to get immediate help.
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We have a full team of behavioral medicine providers ready to schedule time with any patients who also have a PacMed primary care provider. See below or learn more about them at www.PacMed.org/mentalhealth.
*Please note, the information provided on this page and any links you click on are for educational purposes only. They are not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always consult a health care provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for your own situation.
If any of the content on this page triggers you in any way, or you need immediate support, please reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1.800.273.8255 (800.273.TALK) or see the other “Crisis Resources” on this page.