Staying Active to Stay Positive: The Role of Exercise in Combating Suicide

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Join hosts Patricia Wu and Jessica Reyes as they get in discussion with guest therapist Ryan Heapy on how exercise could do more than just improve your physical fitness—it might be the key to combating suicidal thoughts and attempts. Don’t miss this life-saving exploration of exercise as a potential ally in mental health care.

Exercise as a Mental Health Ally

Learn how regular physical activity could significantly lower the risk of self-harm and suicidal thoughts, offering a ray of hope for those struggling.

Beyond Physical Benefits

Understand that while exercise isn’t a cure-all, it can be a powerful addition to traditional therapy and medication in managing mental health challenges.

Accessibility for Everyone

Find out how simple activities like walking in the park or a quick home workout can make a difference, emphasizing that mental health improvement is accessible to all.

Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast or someone looking for new ways to enhance mental well-being, this ‘Psychology Behind the Headlines’ segment offers valuable insights into the connection between exercise and mental health. With expert advice from therapist Ryan Heapy, you can take the first step towards a healthier mind and body. Your journey to better mental health could just be a workout away!

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At the heart of MHTN - America's pioneering 24/7 Mental Health TV Network - is our editorial team, a dynamic group of professionals united by a shared commitment to transforming the conversation around mental health. Our team is composed of seasoned journalists, mental health experts, researchers, and storytellers, each bringing a wealth of experience and a passion for advocacy.


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