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May 7, 2013Maryville, MO |  By: Benson

Mental Health Awareness Month

The term 'Mental Health' covers more topics than people realize.

May is Mental Health Awareness month is an opportunity to find ways to improve mental health. According to St. Francis Family Life Center Clinical Counselor, Vicki Thompson , one of the contributors to an unhealthy mind is stress.

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Thompson adds physical activity can help lower stress, increasing one's mental health.