GHS has two online resources that can help with overcoming the trauma, stress and anxiety created by events such as the water crisis.
www.MyFlintStrong.com was created by a psychological trauma expert, Dr. Charles Benight, and is part of the services offered by Genesee Health System. The site is produced by BlueSun, Inc., a behavioral health software company that has deployed this resource as part of community responses for similar incidents around the country. The site is completely confidential and free to use for interested area residents.
www.MyStrength.com is a is also free and confidential. Anxious or depressive thoughts can weigh us down. Some of us may struggle with drugs or alcohol. Seeking help and focusing on your mental health is important. MyStrength offers personalized resources to improve your mood. Learning to use myStrength's tools can help overcome the challenges of drug and alcohol abuse. To get an access code and instructions on how to sign up, click here.
GHS worked with several community partners to create a helpful video called "Prescription for Health." The video shares a lot of great information and resources. See the video by clicking here.