International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8th, is an international day celebrating and honoring women’s economic, social, cultural, and political accomplishments. In addition, it symbolizes a call to action to eliminate gender inequality and improve women’s rights.
At Crossroads Maine, we invite you to join us on March 8th to celebrate women’s dignity, tenacity, and accomplishments. We strive to support women by eliminating barriers to success and helping them to reach their full potential. Reach out to a specialist today to learn how our mental health and addiction treatment programs can serve you or a woman in your life by calling 877.978.1667.
The Importance of Women’s Mental Health
Good mental health is essential to a woman’s overall wellbeing and the ability to achieve great things. The stresses of life, motherhood, relationships, work, and trauma play a critical role in women’s mental health. However, at times, these stressors can affect a woman’s ability to navigate everyday responsibilities. Eating healthy meals, getting adequate rest, managing stress, and exercise can go a long way in supporting and promoting mental strength and aptitude. Nevertheless, sometimes a mental health condition rears its complications and must be treated with the help, support, and guidance of experienced professionals.
If you experience signs or symptoms that your mental health may be in jeopardy or unstable, know that you are not alone. In fact, experts estimate that nearly 20% of women experience a mental health challenge that prohibits them from going to work, school, and achieving their sought-after goals.
While many mental health disorders are chronic conditions, treatment is available to ensure that women live a successful, happy, and fulfilling life.
Women’s Recovery for Mental Health
Women naturally face other challenges in life than men. For instance, inequality in the workforce, cultural stigmas, a lack of opportunities are just some of the many issues that women must overcome and continue to push beyond. Mental health should not be another stumbling block that women must have to battle against, but unfortunately, some do, placing an additional burden on their already stressful lives.
While mental illness may feel like another obstacle to women’s rights, success, and accomplishments, recovery is possible and should not be a barrier. Instead, through treatment, women can further enhance and develop their strength, discipline, tenacity, and will to succeed.
At Crossroads Maine, it is our goal to make a recovery from mental health disorders a reality. We do our best to remove the barriers and lay the foundation for women to achieve all they desire. For instance, our experienced staff utilizes a broad range of evidence-based therapeutic services and programs to help women move closer to their goal of recovery, living the life they want, including:
- Trauma therapy
- Psychotherapy program
- Dialectical behavior therapy
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy
- Individual therapy program
If you have a mental illness, why not celebrate International Women’s Day by starting your journey to recovery? Reach out to a mental health professional today by calling 877.978.1667 to learn more about the treatment options available.
Contact Crossroads Maine
The goal of mental health treatment is for women to get better and live well. At Crossroads Maine, our clients can turn over a new leaf and start on the long road to recovery. They can rebuild themselves and their relationships with a strong foundation. To assist in that goal, we offer a range of specialized addiction treatment and mental health programs, including:
- Addiction treatment programs
- Anxiety treatment programs
- Depression treatment programs
- Bipolar disorder treatment programs
- PTSD treatment programs
- Eating disorder treatment programs
At Crossroads Maine, our treatment programs address all aspects of mental health and addiction. To that end, we address the spiritual, social, physical, and mental aspects of helping women achieve lasting recovery. In addition, we appreciate the struggles that women face in the world, not the least being mental health and wellness. Therefore, we treat each woman with the respect, dignity, and appreciation that she deserves.