Mental health is a very important issue in our communities today. Especially with the recent COVID-19 epidemic, I fear that mental health is going to become an even more serious problem. God created humans to be social, in the garden of Eden God said that “It is not good for man to be alone” so he created Adam a helper, a companion, a friend. With our current state, and the fact that we are not able to socialize it is extremely important to check on the mental health of those you care about. One statistic that is always shocking to me is the teen suicide rate. Our children are hurting and they are not finding anywhere to turn other than to end their lives. This is only one aspect of mental health, But I very strongly believe that it is one that needs to be addressed. If I am elected I would be honored to be a voice for those struggling with mental illnesses.