September 21, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and many people remain isolated, the impact of the pandemic on mental health has been brought into question. If you think you are suffering from a mental illness, reach out to a health care provider, such as a mental health nurse practitioner (NP), who can help determine the right course of action for you.
Here are five things you may not know about mental health and mental illness:
Sometimes the terms “mental health” and “mental illness” are used interchangeably, but poor mental health and mental illness are not the same thing. If you are interested in learning more about mental illness and mental health, reach out to your NP. If you are concerned about your mental health or the mental health of a loved one, reach out to your NP or another health care provider for help.