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Mental Health

Mental Health Resources and Articles

Mary Garrison Take Care of Your Emotional and Physical Health During Social Distancing

  • Heritage Behavioral Health 217-362-6262
  • Call for Comm Text "552-020". Can text specific words "talk", "support", or "food"
  • Dial "211" to get information on any organization or resource in our community.

Tiye Sherrod Curiosity, Humility and Empathy

Navigating tough conversations during COVID-19.

Libby Pasquariello Holistic Wellness Wheel

Find more information about the Decatur Wellness Collective

Mary Garrison Helpful Isolation Tips

Being Kind to Yourself During Isolation

Check out this video from Jessica Smiley, MSW, LCSW, CCTP from Heritage Behavioral Health Center about ways to help maneuver through the difficult thoughts and anxiety during isolation. Here is a link to other useful resources and phone numbers in case you or your children need to speak with someone.

Helpful Apps:

  • Calm
  • Headspace
  • Breathe2Relax
  • Quarantine Chat
  • Shine
  • Insight Timer

Make sure to checkout the Active Coping Calendar as well.

Mental Health E-Books

Grow Your Own Health Garden

The best way to ensure you and your family consume only organic, untainted and nutrient-rich foods is to grow your own herbs, fruits and vegetables.

Herbs for Long-Lasting Health

Rosemary Gladstar shows you how to enhance your well-being in middle age and beyond using herbal remedies that effectively and safely promote vitality.

Perfect Breathing

Transform Your Life One Breath at a Time can help lead you to this remarkable source of energy, awareness and health.

Herbs for Stress and Anxiety

Treat stress, anxiety, depression, and more with simple herbal remedies that calm your mind, build a healthy nervous system, and promote lasting peace.

Body Kindness by Rebecca Scritchfield

This practical, inspirational, and visually lively book shows you the way to a sense of well-being attained by understanding how to love, connect, and care for yourself—and that includes your mind as well as your body.