EBCI Tribal Option Celebrates Mental Health Month with “Eat Well, Play Well, Stay Well” Campaign

Cherokee, NC – Throughout the month of May, EBCI Tribal Option proudly joins the nationwide observance of Mental Health Month. With a deep commitment to holistic well-being, EBCI Tribal Option celebrates this important month by emphasizing the interconnectedness of mental health and lifestyle choices through its ongoing “Eat Well, Play Well, Stay Well” campaign.

Mental Health Month provides an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and to promote strategies for maintaining well-being within the tribal community and beyond. Recognizing that mental health is influenced by various factors, including diet, physical activity, and self-care practices, EBCI Tribal Option integrates these elements into its “Eat Well, Play Well, Stay Well” campaign.

The campaign underscores the traditional values of the Cherokee people, which emphasize harmony between mind, body, and spirit. By encouraging healthy eating habits, regular physical activity, and mindful self-care, EBCI Tribal Option aims to empower individuals to enhance their mental well-being and overall quality of life.

Research consistently highlights the significant impact of lifestyle factors on mental health outcomes. By fostering a culture of wellness and providing resources for support, EBCI Tribal Option strives to create an environment where community members can thrive emotionally, mentally, and physically.

“As we celebrate Mental Health Month, we are reminded of the importance of prioritizing our well-being and supporting one another in our journey towards optimal health,” said Karen Kennedy, Executive Director of EBCI Tribal Option. “Through our ‘Eat Well, Play Well, Stay Well’ campaign, we aim to promote holistic wellness practices that uplift the mind, body, and spirit of our tribal community.”

For more information about Mental Health Month and the “Eat Well, Play Well, Stay Well” campaign, please visit EBCITribalOption.com

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