Massage and Mental Health
1 in 5 Australians are affected by mental illness, yet many don’t seek help because of stigma.
We can all do something to help shed a more positive light on mental health. World Mental Health Day is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy.
We thought it was worth remembering that massage therapy can be a helpful form of support and care for people experiencing stress, anxiety and depression.
Studies have shows that massage therapy can have a profound effect on mood, with anxiety reduction being one of the most well-established effects.
AMT’s massage and mental health infographic provides a snapshot of the evidence.