Amy Duggar shares a 'mental health checklist' & says 'take care of yourself' after cousin Josh's child porn arrest

AMY Duggar has shared a "mental health checklist" and told her followers to "take care of yourself" – after cousin Josh's child porn arrest.

The Counting On star shared a list of actions a person can use when they are dealing with poor mental health on her Instagram.

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The photo reads "Mental health checklist. 'Tend to your triggers with love.'

"- Talked to a friend- Complimented myself or someone- Said no when necessary- Let go of other people's judgements- Asked for help when I needed it- Did something that inspired or motivated me."

She then wrote how it's important for people to getting "proper care" for their "overall health".

Amy wrote: "There is nothing wrong when admitting when you need “help” getting the proper care is so important for your overall health!

"Your brain must be healthy in order to be a healthy functioning person. There’s no shame in getting counseling, working through your trauma / family /relationship issues.

"It’s ok to not be good or fine, it’s ok to set boundaries and it’s ok to take appropriate medication.

"Your mental health is what matters. Take good care of yourself, because you matter. 💚🪴 #mentalhealthawarenessmonth #itsokaynottobeokay"

This comes as her cousin Josh was arrested for two counts of child pornography and is now staying under house arrest with family and friends.

Josh has now been charged with allegedly receiving and possessing child porn, some of which include 65 images and one video of child porn of minors between the ages of 5-10.

If convicted, the 33-year-old could receive 20 years in prison with fines of up to $250,000 on each of the two counts.

The Sun revealed last week that Anna is standing by her husband and turning on the rest of the Duggars.

An insider told The Sun: "Anna is in denial. Jim Bob is telling people she is defending Josh and no longer speaking to most of the family.

"Jim Bob said she blames him and wife Michelle for Josh's arrest.

"Anna feels it all stems from how they dealt with his previous molestation scandal after he assaulted his sisters."

They added: "She also thinks that this case is a conspiracy theory against her husband set up by the Biden administration.

"She believes that if Donald Trump was still in power this would not be happening, and refuses to believe he's done anything wrong."

The Sun has reached out to the Duggar family's rep who declined to comment.

A judge released Josh from prison last week with conditions including restricted travel, as he cannot leave Benton, Washington and Madison counties in Arkansas without permission from the court.

Josh has "unlimited access" to his six children with wife Anna present, though he is not allowed to be around minor children, including his siblings, nieces and nephews.

The judge said of her decision: "The court views these charges as very serious. It is a concern to have an agent testify that the file download found on a computer is some of the worst child abuse pornography in 1,000 cases, that concerns the court.

"The victims of your crime, if you committed it, concern the court. Children are involuntary victims of pornography. They’re subject to human trafficking. This weights against your release into the community."

Back in 2015, In Touch magazine reported Josh was investigated for molesting four of his younger sisters and a babysitter when he was a teenager, after which he said he "acted inexcusably."

Although it was reported to police and he came clean, he was never arrested or charged with any crime, and the family stayed quiet until it was exposed years later in the media.

Jim Bob told cops that Josh went through a Christian program where he "did manual labor and had counseling," according to the 2006 police report.

The state trooper, identified as Joseph Hutchens, reportedly gave Josh a "very stern talk" about what might happen if he "continued such behavior."

Joseph Hutchens is currently in jail on child pornography charges.

Springdale Police spokesman Scott Lewis told the Associated Press that a judge ordered the 2006 report to be destroyed.

His sisters Jill and Jessa came forward as victims in an interview with reporter Megyn Kelly, though they insisted they had forgiven Josh for his sins.

Josh married Anna Renee Keller on September 26, 2008. They have six children together, three daughters and three sons. They are currently expecting their seventh.

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