Since 1949, the United States have observed May as National Mental Health Month, bringing to light the epidemic that affects millions of Americans. Mental Health America, along with other organizations, dedicates the entire month to share information on how to achieve positive mental health, provide helpful resources, and to bring awareness to the topic of mental health.
What is Mental Health?
According to MentalHealth.gov, mental health encompasses our emotional, psychological, and social well-being; It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. It’s important to take steps to maintain mental wellness as well as take advantage of resources that are available to become educated on the signs and symptoms of mental illness.
Mental Health Statistics:
Today, mental illness affects all genders, ages, and races across the country:
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National Council for Behavioral Health’s #NatCon17 was THE place to be in Seattle, Washington, over April 3-5 where we joined thousands of others in making strides for the progress of behavioral health care in America. At our Netsmart booth, visitors had the chance to join us on our journey as we take STEPS towards integrating care across communities. Our booth was jam-packed with interactive features that informed, educated, entertained and included something for everyone who visited.
Throughout the exhibition, we indulged our visitors with tasty treats as they perused our booth offerings. A candy station allowed visitors to take what they need, whether it be peace, courage, hope, laughter, patience or strength. All in Netsmart-colored M&M form, of course.
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It’s not long now until one of the most exciting conferences in behavioral health, NATCON17 starts! Join National Council for Behavioral Health, Netsmart and thousands of attendees April 3-5 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, where we’ll convene at the “Intersection of Innovation and Action.” We’re excited to partner with you on the path to take steps to integrate care. Let’s work together to make an impact on caring for the whole person. Are you ready?
Where to find us:
Booth 404 is where we you can find all things Netsmart! We’re bringing along a great team of associates who are incredibly knowledgeable about our electronic health record (EHR) solutions from A to Z and can help you choose the right Netsmart solutions for your organization. Our experts can show you how we’re connecting all facets of healthcare by integrating care across communities. Want a chance to see our solutions work wonders efficiently and in real-time? Make sure you sign-up for a live booth demo.
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