As part of Mental Illness Awareness week, we asked Southern California residents on Instagram what they do to help manage their mental health during this difficult year.
Here are some of the responses:
In addition to these tips, if you or anyone you know are feeling anxious or depressed, NAMI has compiled an extensive guide with information about how to support your mental well-being during the pandemic.
NAMI’s HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Eastern time at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264). You can also text NAMI to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.
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