Giving Is Good for Your Mental Health

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A study by National Institutes of Health found that giving to charities activates regions of the brain associated with pleasure, social connection and trust. Altruistic behavior can release endorphins in the brain that create positive feels known as the “helper high.”

Are you looking for a “helper high”? A charity you might consider supporting is Shriners Hospital for Children. Shriners Hospitals for Children® has treated over 1.5 million children who need pediatric specialty care since 1922 in over 130 countries. They are committed to changing and improving kids’ lives. Supporting their mission and the mission of non-profits across the country by giving today.  For more information about Shriners Hospitals for Children® click here.