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What is mental health, and how does it affect overall well-being?

Mental health encompasses the way you think, feel, and act. It shapes how you respond to stress, build and maintain relationships with others, and manage the ups and downs of life.


A common mental health issue, depression can alter the way you move through each day, making it hard to find joy in everyday life. Mental health support is essential to help you learn how to navigate depression and emerge feeling more at peace.


Anxiety fuels your “fight or flight” response, a critical part of human survival. When these stress hormones occur, long-term damage is possible, even without the risk of harm. Treatment helps you harness your reaction to stressors and enhance emotional balance.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

OCD causes unwanted thoughts that are difficult to control, followed by compulsive actions intended to appease these obsessive thoughts. Many people develop strong urges to “check” their surroundings or perform ritualistic acts in an attempt to avoid negative outcomes.

Treatment can help you learn to identify the onset of symptoms and respond in healthy and beneficial ways.

What are some signs I might need mental health support?

Understanding the signs of mental health conditions can help you know when to seek help for yourself or a loved one. Some of the indications of mental health challenges include:

If you notice these changes, seek professional assistance as soon as possible.

How can acupuncture help with mental health needs?

Acupuncture works to restore an optimal flow of energy throughout your body. From time to time, this flow slows or becomes blocked. Acupuncture uses treatment needles placed at specific areas of flow to help restore balance.

Acupuncture has brought lasting relief to patients who couldn’t find success through traditional treatment. Many rely on acupuncture in conjunction with talk therapy with a mental health practitioner.

Ommmango Wellness also offers massage therapy and reiki healing, both of which can help improve mental health. Call or click online to schedule a visit to explore these options in greater detail.