As metro Atlanta residents monitor their health, special care should be given to their mental health, and the effects that psychology and mood can have on their general health. Mental health does not begin and end with your brain. Stress, anxiety and depression can be predictors and even causes of other physical health issues. Luckily, metro Atlanta patients have a variety of therapies and treatments to help them find psychological balance. For the latest news on mental health, visit ajc.com. To discuss mental health issues, visit the Better Health blog.