May is Mental Health Month

  • March 26, 2019
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Take the month of May to learn more about mental health and the steps you can take to help you and your loved ones' well-being.

Why is Mental Health Month Important?

Being healthy isn’t just about your body. It’s about your mind, too. Did you know nearly 44 million adults have mental illness each year? Less than 50 percent of those people get the health care they need, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

During the month of May, NAMI would like to change that by working to raise awareness of mental health across the U.S. Their goal is to help people be more open about mental health.

What can you do to help?

Kindness and caring are the best ways help people with mental health issues. Do you or does someone you know have mental health issues? NAMI can help you find the resources you need. You can reach NAMI by –

 


Quartz Behavioral Health Services supports members in identifying and locating an appropriate provider to address their mental health concerns. If you need help finding a provider, are seeking a prior authorization or have questions about behavioral health services, including alcohol and drug treatment services, please call Quartz Behavioral Health Care Management at (608) 640-4450 or (800) 683-2300. 

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