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Everyone has mental health. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is an important part of overall health at every stage of life.

Relationships, including the one you have with yourself, are vital to living a mentally healthy life. By checking in, offering a kind word, and letting people know you care, you’re supporting mental health.

Connecting to people and our community can positively affect our mental health! Whether you’re engaging with a hobby, loved one, job, furry friend, or outdoor activity, becoming and staying connected is essential for leading a happy life.

You never know what someone is dealing with behind closed doors. Asking someone how they are doing is a simple question that shows you care. Checking in with loved ones or community members can mean a lot to people who may be struggling with their mental health.

Human connection improves mental health. Research shows that connecting with people and your community through relationships improves overall health and well-being, including mental health.