Mental Health

Mental Health

In order to succeed in effective management of diabetes, it is important to understand the role of mental health in managing it.

Tips on mental health

Understanding diabetes

Having the right mindset
November 10, 2020

Having the right mindset

Be aware of your negative self-talk. Maintain a “deceptive brain message” thought log. Assess your feelings Locate the real source of and address your feeling(s).Include how you feel in your…

Solutions to healthier and better lifestyle decisions
November 10, 2020

Solutions to healthier and better lifestyle decisions

Recruit a coach. Arrange a sponsor to call/text when you feel overwhelmed. Delete people, places and things that do NOT share your goals. Keep healthy food options readily available and…

Food and Mood Management
November 10, 2020

Food and Mood Management

“Healthy” food helps to stabilize our moods.  A well balanced diet can lower our blood sugar, blood pressure and reduce levels of cortisol…the stress hormone.Elevated cortisol levels are present in…

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Resources for immediate help

Halifax Health – Child & Adolescent Behavioral Services

386.425.3900

Mental Health America of East Central Florida

386.252.5785

SMA Healthcare

800.539.4228