Things You Can Do to Help Your Everyday Mental Health

Published on Dec 22, 2021 | 10:05 AM

Share Article :

social-icons social-icons social-icons

Over 43 million Americans struggle with mental health. Every day, more people are speaking out and seeking help. While many resources are available, finding a qualified and experienced psychiatrist can be challenging. One avenue many people are exploring is online psychiatry, which could form an integral part of your journey to better everyday mental health.

What Is Online Psychiatry?

Telepsychiatry services, better known as online psychiatry, connect you to a doctor on demand. Instead of waiting to get an appointment for an evaluation or visiting a clinic in person, you can talk to board-certified psychiatrists and licensed therapists via your phone or video chat.

Online psychiatry is especially effective in talk therapy, managing an existing mental health condition, and setting up a personalized treatment plan.

Using an online psychiatry service is a great way to refocus your efforts on improving your mental health while also making lifestyle changes to supplement your treatment.

Tips for Improving Your Mental Health

There are many ways you can improve your mental health every day. Some of the best tips include:

Make Time for Yourself

Take time each day to take care of yourself. Spending time doing your hair or personal grooming is a great way to help you feel better about yourself mentally and physically.

Do One Thing Each Day That Makes You Happy

Getting stuck in daily responsibilities can take a toll on your mental health. By stopping to do at least one thing for yourself that you enjoy—working on a hobby, reading a book, grabbing a Starbucks—you have added at least one positive note to your day that you can look back on and feel happy about.

Get Fresh Air

Taking five minutes to fill your lungs with fresh air when your brain gets foggy can help calm your mind, reset, and relieve headaches, allowing you to continue your day with a fresh mindset.

Say ‘No’

It can be hard to say no when a family member or friend asks something from us. However, if you don’t have the capacity, the want, or the time, know that it’s okay to say no. Stretching yourself thin to appease others adds additional stress on yourself and potential tension to that relationship.

Make a Mental ‘To-Do’ List

Plan out the night before or in the morning what you want to accomplish for the day and tackle it one step at a time. Having that level of organization gives your mind some clarity and course of action for when you do find yourself getting lost or distracted.

Stay in Tune

It’s important to listen to your inner self and check in. ‘How am I feeling today?’ If you start to get overwhelmed, stop and ask yourself, ‘why am I getting so frustrated or anxious today?’ It’s easy to get overloaded and lose the entire day when you get caught up in negative emotions.

Benefits of Seeing an Online Psychiatrist

Having someone to talk to or reach out to when things get overwhelming is important. In many cases, online psychiatry provides benefits visiting a psychiatrist face to face doesn’t.

These benefits include:

  • You can schedule an appointment 24/7, and you don’t need to wait days to hear back from your psychiatrist.

  • You can get near-instant help with medication management.

  • Easy access to mental health help can help you rethink your therapy.

  • Many online psychiatrists accept insurance and can work with your primary care physician to provide collaborative care.

  • You don’t have to spend hours in clinics every week or travel to and from your psychiatrist’s practice.

Reasons to Use Call-On-Doc

Call-On-Doc is a telemedicine platform that can connect you to a professional psychiatrist within minutes. After an initial evaluation, which shouldn’t take more than 15 minutes, you can talk to and schedule regular appointments with a medical professional that best suits your treatment needs.

Unless it’s a behavioral health issue that puts your life in immediate danger or requires a visit to an emergency room, Call-On-Doc can provide quality mental health care at a fraction of the cost you'd normally pay and does not require health insurance. Consultations with Call-On-Doc for anxiety, depression, ADHD and panic disorder are a flat rate fee of $39.99.

If you're looking to get help with your mental health, Call-On-Doc can treat you for anxiety, depression, ADHD, and panic disorder today!

Get Mental Health Treatment Online

If you’re looking for help or need an additional outreach source, please visit:

Was this article helpful?

Want to learn about a specific topic or condition?

Wayne Hahne,

English graduate and Call-On-Doc’s medical resource guide, Wayne C. Hahne is an experienced and passionate medical education content expert. Through diligent research, provider interviews and utilizing the industry's leading resources for wellness information, it is Mr. Hahne’s personal mission to educate the general public on medical conditions with in-depth and easy-to-understand written guides.

Most Recent Blogs

Frequently Asked Questions about Sinus Infections, Answered

As discussed in The Call-On-Doc Guide to Sinus Infections, a sinus infection is an inflammation or swelling of the sinus cavities, which are air-filled spaces located in the facial bones around the nose and eyes. Also called sinusitis, the condition can lead to symptoms such as nasal congestion, facial pain or pressure, headache, postnasal drip, cough, and reduced sense of smell or taste.

Apr 23, 2024 | 10:40 AM

Read More arrow right

What's the Difference between Herpes and HPV?

Both common in the United States, herpes and HPV can often be confused with each other due to what develops on the skin after either infects a person. Herpes, which causes sores that are often called fever blisters, is a viral STD that, when left untreated, makes it easier to get infected with other STDs like HIV. HPV, or human papillomavirus, is often called genital warts and results in warts. The differences between the two conditions may not be clear at first glance but become clear as each develops and exhibits symptoms. 

Apr 18, 2024 | 2:30 PM

Read More arrow right

The Call-On-Doc Guide to Rosacea

Affecting millions of Americans, rosacea is a common skin disease that primarily affects the faces of both men and women. Categorized into different types, the condition is generally identified by chronic flushing, irritation, and acne formation on the affected skin. When left untreated, rosacea can thicken skin and form red bumps that become difficult to treat. While rosacea cannot be cured, treatment can be effective for reducing and minimizing symptoms.

Apr 11, 2024 | 1:00 PM

Read More arrow right

332,000+ starstarstarstarstar Reviews

332,000+ star star star star star Reviews

Feedback from our amazing patients!

google icon star facebook icon

Highest Rated Telemedicine Provider

4.9 (3613 Reviews)
4.8 (2316 Reviews)


Yes! CallOnDoc highly respects patient confidentiality. We follow HIPAA guidelines to keep your data secure and safe. Protected Health Information (PHI) will not be given or sold to unaffiliated third parties. Only your care team can access your health record.
We do NOT prescribe controlled or dangerous substances.
Yes, if you select the pharmacy pick-up option. For our subscription plan, your medication is included and delivered to your doorstep at no extra charge.
The consultation fee is self-paid. However, you may use your insurance to pay for the medication at your preferred pharmacy.
We can prescribe up to 60 to 90 day supplies. With our subscription plan, your Rx will be monitored and delivered until canceled.
Unfortunately, we do not offer therapy services at this time. When indicated, we prescribe pharmacotherapy in patients that may benefit from it.
frequently asked questions