Caring for your mental and emotional health continues to be important in older adulthood. In fact, approximately 15% of adults 60 years old and older experience mental health issues. (source)
These issues can be difficult to talk about due to the stigma around mental health. However, it is important to address, since mental health concerns can affect your quality of life and your physical health.
How can you help yourself or a friend who is experiencing mental health issues? Consider learning more by getting involved in the mental health movement. Familiarize yourself with mental health signs and symptoms, and take a look at the resources below to learn ways to help.