Mental health is the state of our cognitive, emotional and social well-being. And it affects every aspect of our lives, from our day-to-day interactions and relationships to our overall happiness and physical health. And the fact is, more than half of Americans will be diagnosed with a mental health condition at some point in their lives.
Fortunately, with treatment, many people with mental health problems can see improvements and even recover completely. If you’re experiencing any kind of mental health issue, don’t wait to seek help. The sooner you begin treatment, the sooner you can get better. Learn what mental health benefits are included in your particular plan. If you’re still unsure where to turn, talk to your primary care provider.