MSU helps Michigan residents care for their mental health
From families to farmers, we strive to make a difference by providing programs and resources to help Michiganders care for their mental health.
1 in 5
U.S. adults lives with a mental illness
of Americans will be diagnosed with a mental health illness or disorder in their lifetime
Americans live in mental health professional shortage areas
Mental Health Programs
Managing Stress and Anxiety
Helpful tips for families dealing with stress and anxiety.
BURY SEEDS, NOT STRESS
Effects of Stress on Our Bodies
Long-term stress impacts every aspect of our lives, and each of us shows our stress in different ways. Recognizing our signs and symptoms is the beginning of taking care of that stress and improving our overall wellness.
BURY SEEDS, NOT STRESS
Positive Self Talk
When we are stressed, we can become overwhelmed with negative thoughts. One tool for dealing with our own negative inner dialogue is to learn to use positive self-talk. This webinar explores some simple tips you can to begin to use right away.
Mental Health Articles
Published on July 21, 2021
Take time to care for yourself. MSU Extension offers website resource for self-care.
Published on July 20, 2021
Tips and tricks for managing chronic pain in the workplace.
Published on July 7, 2021
Be prepared to openly discuss mental health challenges with community members and help them receive the support that is needed. Take a Mental Health First Aid Course today.
Published on May 18, 2021
New Michigan State University research analyzes stress effects on sleep quality and diet during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Published on March 31, 2021
Excessive stress can have detrimental impact your mental health, but there is hope and help. Don’t stop yourself from living a happier, healthy life.
Upcoming Mental Health Events
July 19, 2021 – August 9, 2021 Zoom
The way we handle our anger affects us and those around us. This class provides some valuable skills to help people communicate through conflict.
August 2, 2021 11:30AM – 12:30PM Online
Research shows that practicing mindfulness can reduce stress-related symptoms such as worry, depression and physical tension, and may help manage chronic conditions such as cardiac disease and diabetes.
August 4, 2021 12:00PM – 1:00PM Online Zoom
Maintaining Health During Challenging Times is a part of Mindfulness for Better Living workshops to help people learn ways to use mindfulness to manage everyday stress.