Prioritize Brain Health

You likely understand the importance of maintaining your body's health. If sick, you visit a doctor, take medicine or undergo physical therapy. Just as physical health needs are unique to each person, so are your mental health needs. Your brain is one of the most important parts of your body, and some people experience short- or long-term brain health challenges. Brain health affects your overall wellbeing, including physical health. To change how Iowans understand and support mental health, we're redefining mental health as brain health.

Help is available, and providers in your area can help you manage and improve your brain health.

Find Help Close to Home

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

If you feel like you're experiencing a brain health crisis or simply don't know how to move forward, call or text 988. When you contact the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, you'll be connected with a crisis counselor who can assist you, whether you're experiencing emotional distress or suicidal crisis, or whether you need guidance in helping a loved one through a crisis.

To access our immediate Suicide and Crisis Lifeline call 988.

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