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May is Mental Health Month

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May is Mental Health Month. Mental illnesses affects one in five Americans each year. Being able to live a hopeful, healthy and happy lifestyle is possible whether one experiences a mental illness or just life’s daily hurdles.

Apart from Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, there are many resources that can provide assistance to individuals of all ages who have mental health illnesses. A great place to start is 2-1-1 Arizona, a community information database that provides not only professional and mental health resources, but also information for a variety of community resources.

Remember, there are always professional resources available.

– Abbie S. Fink, HMA Public Relations