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Important Things to Remember During Mental Health Recovery

  • Posted at Jan 17, 2023
  • Written by Rebecca
Important Things to Remember During Mental Health Recovery

The road to mental health recovery looks different for every person. During treatment for mental health issues, young adults can get the support they need to better understand why they are feeling the way they do and learn to utilize effective coping techniques as well as treatment strategies. However, that doesn’t mean that every day during your recovery journey will be easy. But, there are a few things you can remind yourself of while you’re in recovery in order to maintain motivation and encourage yourself to keep going so that you can eventually meet your mental healing goals.

Some things that you can remind yourself during your mental health recovery journey in order to encourage yourself include:

Allowing Yourself to Recover is the Best Gift You Can Give Yourself

Sure, it sounds a little cliche. But, it’s the truth. During a young adult’s mental health recovery journey, they will learn to open up about how they feel. By doing this, they give themselves the gift of allowing themselves to move forward with their lives and experience things they might not have without mental healing. It’s important to remind yourself that mental health recovery is something you gift yourself because no one can give this gift to you but yourself. No one can do the work but you. While you may have some days during treatment and recovery that are difficult and the process may seem long, reminding yourself that your mental healing is a gift to yourself can remind you that it is all worth it in the end.

I am my Own Protector and I Have the Opportunity to Show up for Myself

Many young people who choose to get help through mental treatment services may not have felt supported throughout their struggle with mental health issues. But, during recovery, they get to recognize that they are the ones doing the work to get better. They get to accept that the person that shows up for them every day is themself – which can improve their self-esteem and self-confidence. Reminding yourself on tough days or when recovery seems overwhelming that you need to show up for yourself and protect your own mental health can give you the motivation you need to keep pushing forward – toward meeting your mental healing goals.

I Believe That Everything Will be Alright

Young adults who struggle with mental health conditions may have never seen the light at the end of the tunnel when living the effects of these conditions – until they got the support they needed through treatment. During mental health treatment, young adults can remind themselves that with every day, there is progress being made. This means that there is always hope in the future for feeling better, reaching goals for mental healing, and obtaining lasting mental well-being.

Mental Health Help for Young Adults at Yellowbrick

Are you struggling with the effects of mental illness as a young adult? Do you wish to have the motivation and support you need to gain mental well-being? Mental health treatment can provide you with the services, community of support, and resources you need to reach your mental healing goals. Find out more about how we help emerging adults who are struggling with mental health issues at our facility in Evanston, IL on our website.

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