While most of us are familiar with self-care activities like eating healthy foods, exercising or managing stress, an often overlooked form of self-care is social connection.
Studies show that adults need an average of 8 hours of sleep per night and teens need 9 to 10 hours of sleep per night. Unfortunately, as insomnia is on the rise a host of side complications are increasing in frequency such as depression, anxiety, weight gain, irritability, difficulty focusing, and decreased productivity.
Regardless of the type or location of employment, it is important to recognize that we all experience and contribute to the working environment, our own and often of our colleagues.
Utah State University Extension’s Mental Health team provides resources and education with the purpose of engaging and educating community members to promote mental health. We provide person-to-person support backed by research-based programs. For more information or to host a course, give us a call.
Northern Utah: (801)-499-5370
Southern Utah: (435)-623-3451