May 23, 2014  — Categorized in:

Mental Health Matters to MHA-NYC

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we here at MHA-NYC decided to share just a few of the reasons why mental health matters to us.

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“…mental happiness and self-acceptance are the most important things for a fulfilling life.”

Justin Thumb– Justin Epstein, Membership Assistant, Link2Health Solutions, Inc.

“…it helps me ride the unpredictable wave of life! I never know what will be thrown my way, but being mentally healthy helps me roll with the punches when things get stressful and appreciate the moments when things are wonderful.”

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– Ashley Owen, Program Coordinator for Lifeline Crisis Chat & Network Communications

“…it’s the key to everything else!”

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– Greg Holzheimer, Case Planner, Family Link

“…struggling with human emotions is a universal experience.”

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– Raj Cheema, Special Projects Assistant for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

“…it’s a great psychological work out!”

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– Karen Carlucci, Standards, Training and Practices Manager for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

“…in less than 80 years we’ve gone from institutions to organizations, de-stigmatization is possible!”

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– Becca Letourneau, Communications Assistant

“…my emotional wellness is a significant part of living life to the fullest.”

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– Stacia Weaver, Public Relations & Marketing Manager

“…all of us face seemingly insurmountable emotional struggles at some point in our lives; it is a fundamental human experience.”

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– Padmini Mangunta, Assistant Director of Communications

“…when you feel good on the inside, it shows on your outside! Mental wellness is essential to our overall health and well-being.”

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– Ashley Vactor, Social Media Assistant

Why does mental health matter to you? Leave your answer in the comments!


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