The First Lady on the Launch of the Campaign to Change Direction on Mental Health
First Lady Michelle Obama recently launched a new mental health campaign in March 2015 called “change direction” .Target audiences include military personnel, veterans, and family members; corporate and government employees; first responders; students, teachers, school officials, and coaches; and health care professionals.
Recognize the 5 signs of emotional suffering in yourself or others around you.
. Withdrawal, Agitation, Hopelessness, Decline in personal care, Change in personality.
When these signs are observed. It is time to "take action" and not be passive
Every life is precious and worth the effort. Reach out to people, connect and support people emotionally. Encourage them to seek professional help.