To encourage and equip citizens in achieving and maintaining mental fitness.
- Build networks throughout the county to equip citizens in achieving resilience.
- Increase the practice of intentional choices to reduce stress and anxiety.
- Educate to increase the community knowledge on mental fitness so individuals can make positive choices regarding their overall health.
Building resiliency is an importance step in improving health and wellness in our community. The Mental Fitness goal group has created resiliency tools for your organization to help lead this effort:
3 Good Things Notepads: Pausing each day to remember 3 good things that happened helps refocus your mind on the positive
Attitude of Gratitude: Create a culture of gratitude by posting an Attitude of Gratitude tree in your organization, and use the Attitude of Gratitude post-it notes to have people display what they are grateful for in their lives
Sleep Toolkit: Lack of adequate sleep impacts our judgment, mood, ability to learn, over time increases risk of health problems. The Guide to Healthy Sleep booklet gives tips for healthy sleep at every stage of life
Make It OK: On average people wait 10 years to seek help for mental illness, often due to stigma . Reducing stigma is the message of the Make It Ok campaign. Trained ambassadors are available to present to your organization and open the conversation to ultimately reduce stigma.
Purpose: The Make It OK campaign is designed to encourage people to talk more openly about mental illnesses and ask for help. Learn more