Published on May 16, 2022

Learn Ways to Improve Your Mental Health and Practice Self-care

Check out the videos below to learn ways to improve your mental health and practice self-care.

Ground Yourself in Stressful Situations

Between work, family and friends it can feel like the amount on your plate just keeps getting bigger. Stress here and there is normal, but if you're feeling overwhelmed or anxious, learn how to ground yourself with this simple technique.

Calming Breathing Tactics

If you're experiencing stress, anxiety or panic, this calming breathing exercise may help. It takes just a few moments and can be done anywhere. To get the most out of it, practice it regularly as part of your daily routine.

Do Not Hesitate to Ask for Help

At times, we all struggle with our mental health and happiness. Sometimes the stress we’re feeling at work and at home can feel unmanageable or we just can’t seem to shake sad or anxious thoughts. We understand and we're here to help.

Improve Your Sleep

Sleep quality is often overlooked but is very much linked to your mental health and wellbeing. In the United States, 50-70 million adults suffer from sleep disorders such as insomnia, circadian rhythm disorder, sleep deprivation, and sleep apnea. Learn more about supporting healthier sleep in this video.

Five Easy ways to Deal with Workplace Stress

Hear from David Roark, a licensed professional therapist with Owensboro Health's Employee Assistance Program based in the Healthpark.

Watch for Our New Healthy Tips Video Series

For each of us, our time and our health are our most valuable assets. Our team of experts at the Healthpark is here with simple tips you can use on your journey toward wellness. Learn about this new series.

About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering; Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital; Owensboro Health Twin Lakes Medical Center; the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprised of over 200 providers at more than 20 locations; three outpatient Healthplex facilities, a certified medical fitness facility, the Healthpark; a surgical weight loss center and program, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center.

On average each year, we have 16,000 inpatient admissions, deliver 2,000 babies and provide the region’s only Level III NICU. Owensboro Health physicians perform nearly 24,000 surgical procedures, including nearly 200 open-heart surgeries. Our physicians and staff have 70,000 Emergency Department visits, more than a million outpatient visits annually. Visit our home page for more information.