Mental health is a significant issue that impacts many people, and diabetes is a chronic condition that can negatively affect mental health. When dealing with diabetes-related mental health issues,
such as diabetes distress and depression, it's important to know the resources available.
Many organizations and resources can help those in need of mental health support. National organizations like the American Diabetes Association provides information and resources on managing diabetes and mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a nonprofit organization that works to provide education and support to those affected by mental health issues. They have a variety of resources and services available to those affected by diabetes and mental health issues, including a helpline, support groups, and information about counseling and treatment options.
You can also find support and guidance through support groups and online resources.
Therefore, if you’re a member of this community, then you are already a step ahead!
By taking the time to learn more about the resources available to those affected by diabetes and mental health issues, you can find the support and guidance you need to get the help you need.
American Diabetes Association: diabetes.org/healthy-living/mental-health
National Alliance on Mental Illness: www.nami.org/Home
If you know of any organizations and resources that has helped you, please share in the comments below 👇🏾
And as always, if feel free to message me directly if you’re looking for mental health resources in your local area. 💙
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