Health and Wellness 


The Health and Wellness Ministry's Word on Wellness topics for May are Stroke and Mental Health Awareness. Strokes are emergency situations that occur when bloodflow to the brain is stopped resulting in short or long term damage to the brain. The following websites will assist in understanding why and how strokes occur, and what can be done to prevent them:


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Mental health refers to a person's state of mind and overall emotional well-being. It is often erroneously interchanged with the term "mental illness." Mental illnesses are diagnosed conditions that affect thoughts and behavior. The below websites will assist with understanding the importance of maintaining a positive mental outlook: