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Mental Illness Overview
by Manny Flores on May 19th, 2022
What is Mental Health?MentalHealth.gov defines mental health as our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. Mental health is the ability to function effectively in daily activities, resultingin productivity at work and school, experiencing fulfilling relationships, and developing resilience to change and adversity. Mental health is important at ever...  Read More
Types of Mental Illness
by Manny Flores on May 19th, 2022
Impacts:18% of adults8% of adolescentsIn the United States, anxiety disorders are considered the most common mental health issue, resulting in psychological and physical reactions.7 Unlike relatively mild, brief anxiety caused by a stressful event, anxiety disorders can last for at least six months and get worse if they are not treated.Anxiety disorders often occur due to separation, panic, social...  Read More
Frequently Asked Questions
by Manny Flores on May 19th, 2022
Q: I am concerned about a loved one’s mental health. How should I talk with him or her about itPrepare for the conversation, set the stage and create an inviting atmosphere. MentalHealth.gov recommends the following tips and questions.Tips for ways to respond:Discuss your concerns about your loved one’s mental health when the person feels safe and comfortable; timing is everything.Communicate your...  Read More
Mental Illness Resources
by Manny Flores on May 19th, 2022
We've compiled a list of resources to help. You are not alone.  Read More