Feeling Anxious? Try Grounding.

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Look around you.
Find:
5 things you can see.
4 things you can touch.
3 things you can hear.
2 things you can smell.
1 thing you can taste.

This is called grounding. Grounding can be helpful in changing your thought pattern whenever you feel anxious. Grounding may help with many mental health issues to break spiraling or obsessive thoughts.

Grounding techniques can also be used to simply take a break during your day to help clear your mind.

Learn more about common mental health conditions here: https://adultmentalhealth.org/common-conditions/

If you need help and are located in east central Minnesota, look for help, coin therapy, and support here: https://adultmentalhealth.org/east-central-resources/


How can you help?
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Crisis Help Call 988

800-523-3333
Text “MN’ to 751741

Calls in East Central Minnesota are routed to local mobile or local phone help.
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In a life threatening situation or medical emergency, call your doctor or 911.


Just need to talk?
Wellness in the Woods 5:pm – 9:am Daily 844-739-6369
Minnesota NAMI Warmline 4:pm – 8:pm Thur – Sun 888-334-7754
Mental Health Advocacy Minnesota Warmline 5:pm-10:pm Mon – Sat 877-404-3190

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