People should focus on their mental health every single day.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and a specialist shared some tips to make sure people are taking care of themselves.
Jennifer Wolff is a licensed clinical social worker and a certified trauma treatment specialist. She is the owner of JJWolff Counseling Services.
"It's a crisis in this country definitely and we have to pay attention to it," Wolff said.
She said even though the month of May is supposed to bring awareness to mental health, it is something people should do daily.
"The better we are from a mental standpoint, the better we're going to be from a physical standpoint," Wolff said.
The pandemic has been hard for many people, and emotions have been high surrounding COVID-19. Wolff said that some people think others are 'weak' for not being a good place mentally, but 'it's so …