Mental health professionals are here to help during tough times

JACKSON, Wyo. — May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the St. John’s Health Foundation, their Pulse Advisory Committee and the Community Prevention Coalition of Teton County have partnered together to educate community members about the available mental health resources.

Here For You JH was created by Leadership Jackson Hole in 2018 and the St. John’s Health Foundation is expanding upon their work to de-stigmatize mental health issues and connect citizens to mental health workers.

The foundation wants the Jackson Hole community to know about Jackson-based services where people can be connected to resources to address mental health needs.

Are you noticing any of the following?

  • Less of an interest in what you used to enjoy
  • Feeling of fatigue
  • Loss of energy
  • Significant change in appetite
  • Sleeping too much or not enough
  • Trouble thinking clearly or making decisions
  • Feeling agitated or irritable

All of these symptoms are signs that your mental health needs care. Remember, mental health is just as important as physical health!

Are you or a loved one feeling anxious, depressed or just want someone to talk to? Call or text the St. John’s Mental Health Resource Line at (307) 203-7880 to be connected with a mental health professional.

The Jackson Hole Community Counseling Center can also be reached via its 24-hour crisis line at (307) 733-2046.

Further, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached by calling 1-800-273-8255 (TALK) or by texting WYO to 741-741.

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