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October 10 is World Mental Health Day and while it’s crucial to prioritize our mental health 365 days a year, this day of note is a good chance to re-evaluate how we approach, manage, and maintain our emotional balance — especially after the last, very trying year and a half.
Be it commonplace anxiety or more serious clinical depression, treatment is more accessible than ever thanks to teletherapy and online courses, resources are more widely spread, and talking about your well-being on a regular basis is becoming more common.
If feelings of anxiety, depression, loneliness, or despair infiltrate your everyday life, it’s important to know there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to caring for your mental health. Some may find choose to listen to positive podcasts, learn science-backed ways to be happier, or take up
, while others could benefit from seeking therapy or looking into other professional treatment programs.
Below, we’ve outlined the resources, services, and products that have best helped our team here at Insider manage our own mental health. Of course, products or services are not supplemental to mental health treatment. However, many of the below resources can be helpful in accessing treatment or can be used alongside treatment.