Life gets so busy sometimes, we can forget to connect. Even in the middle of a bustling family, personal needs can be overlooked.
That’s what one PacMed doctor found when wrapping up check-ups on a family of six. She asked the teenaged son one more question about his mental state—and found he was planning to commit suicide that evening.
We can get each other the help we need, but only if we care to ask. We can also check in with ourselves, to give the self-care we need amidst our busy lives.
Join PacMed in caring to ask #OneMoreQuestion for the mental health of our friends, our loved ones, and ourselves this Spring.
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Your PacMed Behavioral Medicine Providers:
Relationships are important for mental health, and PacMed doctors cultivate strong, long-term relationships with their patients for whole-person care.
Meet with a PacMed Primary Care doctor today to start your journey and inquire about a referral to our Behavioral Medicine team.
“When I have an emergency, they give me an appointment as soon as possible.”
“My doctor showed genuine care.”
“It is very important to me to be treated with respect, and that’s why I enjoy coming to my Saturday appointments at PacMed.”
"We can communicate in my native language, and this reduces my stress.”
#OneMoreQuestion can help us connect with each other, and with ourselves. It’s asking a friend how they’re really doing, or asking for help when you need it. It’s being mindful through asking ourselves what we need for self care, or what action we can take to reduce stress.
If your #OneMoreQuestion leads you to seek professional support, we’re here to help.