WE ALL HAVE
Learn about how to care for yourself and others with the Y
Mental Health is how we think, feel and act.
There are many things we can do to take care of our mental health. In fact, the Y is medicine! Let us help you find your Y prescription.
Did you know the Y is Medicine?
At the Y, we focus on healthy living in mind, body and spirit, which includes mental health. So what is mental health?
Mental health is how we THINK – FEEL – ACT.
In other words, how we are! What can the Y do to help your mental health?
- Every time you work out, your body releases chemicals that help increase happiness and reduce stress.
- Every time you get to know someone at the Y, you are boosting your sense of connection.
- Giving back to the community increases a sense of purpose.
- And so much more!
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
Dinner Table Resilience
Join Sarah Johnson, Mental Health Director at the La Crosse Area Family YMCA, for our video series and skills sheets (handouts!) on building resilience. Tips, topics, skills, and strategies that we can use at our own tables to build resilience in ourselves and others, in bite-sized 3-4 minute long videos.