Health is wealth, especially when dealing with mental well-being. Mental health is a core component of overall health, and a holistic perspective allows individuals to deal with their cognitive, behavioral, and emotional well-being head on.
Mental health is essential for an overall productive and happy life. However, in the military, there is a large stigma against seeking assistance due to the fear of being treated or perceived differently.
Mental Health Awareness Month is a celebration of mental health. The purpose is to raise awareness of struggles people are dealing with and to commemorate their recovery and progress.