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  • September 26, 2020 at 3:41 am #2884
    Daniel Ochieng

    Assignment 3 .MENTAL HEALTH.

    My definition of mental health as a youth:Mental health is the level of psychological well-being.It refers to behavioral, and emotional well-being. It is also an absence of Mental illness.

    Almost everyone experience mental health challenge. But the way we handle it differs.
    When I begin to feel bad/frustrated or think the world is against me, then I know I need to take care of my mental health.
    Through these ways:
    – I do things that make me happy.
    – I get a book and read, a good book that can motivate me.
    – I sleep.
    – I speak words of affirmation to myself.
    – I take a walk and see the beauty of creation.
    – I speak to someone.
    – sometimes,I withdraw from social media for a while.

    3.mental health management is very necessary in the society.

    The signs and symptoms that someone is experiencing mental health challenges.
    -withdrawing from friends, family, and colleagues.
    -avoiding activities that they would normally enjoy
    -sleeping too much or too little
    -eating too much or too little
    -feeling hopeless
    -having consistently low energy
    -using mood-altering substances, including alcohol and nicotine, more frequently
    -displaying negative emotions
    -being confused
    -being unable to complete daily tasks,such as getting to work or cooking a meal.
    – having persistent thoughts or memories that reappear regularly
    -thinking of causing physical harm to themselves or others
    -hearing voices
    -experiencing delusions.

    These are the typical signs of mental health challenges worldwide.

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