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Mental Health Resources

The following information is from and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Mental health includes 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. Many factors contribute to mental health, including:

Mental health exists on a complex continuum, which is experienced differently from one person to the next, with varying degrees of difficulty and distress at different points in life. It also differs from emotional well-being. Emotional well-being consists of awareness, understanding, and acceptance of feelings and the ability to cope effectively during times of change or difficulty throughout life.

Mental health problems are common, and help is available through University and local resources. People can get better and many recover completely.