By Emily Truscott, Tubman
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. All month long, we’re supporting Tubman with our Change Matters program. Round up at the register to support Tubman and purchase Seven Sundays muesli to increase our impact.
As part of a broad continuum of services for people who have experienced trauma, Tubman offers a licensed outpatient clinic with mental health and chemical health services, as well as a co-occurring program for people with simultaneous mental and chemical health issues.
“At Tubman, we try to consider the whole person when treating mental and chemical health challenges. We believe—we know – that healthy bodies support healthy minds. We believe adding access to nutrition and supporting clients to consider nutrition as part of their ‘treatment plan’ will support their overall healing journey,” said Dr. Birgit Olsen Kelly, Director of Clinical Services at Tubman.
A few commonly recommended foods to boost mental health include: