The video emphasizes the importance of mental health alongside physical health, stating that it’s normal to feel sad or nervous, but it’s vital to seek help if these feelings persist and affect daily life.
Dr. Alexandra Hamlet from the Child Mind Institute advises looking out for signs of struggling mental health, such as changes in eating and sleeping habits, or avoiding activities and people that used to bring joy.
If you find yourself struggling, the video recommends reaching out to someone you trust, like a parent, teacher, or coach. Opening up starts the healing process.
To maintain good mental health, it suggests avoiding the trap of comparing oneself to others, especially on social media where portrayals can be misleading.
Finally, it stresses being a supportive friend and recognizing signs of mental health issues in others, encouraging them to seek help from trusted adults.