Mental illness is often thought of only as an adult concern. But about half of mental illnesses begin to reveal themselves in childhood. What is the state of children’s mental health and how is it different from that of adults?
I chose this pin because I think it does a great job of making schizophrenia a little easier to understand in a visual way. It also includes a little bit about the history of the mental illness and debunks some of the myths that people believe to be true.
People who cut often have problems with mental illnesses, depression or bullying. Stress from bullying can lead students to turn to self-harm in pursuit of emotional regulation and to take their minds off of overwhelming emotions. Often, self-harmers mistakenly believe they can get relief.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition involving obsessive thoughts and compulsive activity. Mental health disorders are touched on in PS0701 and PS07013. How do we assess, study and treat mental illness?
A lot of people think of mental illness as the disheveled homeless man, or the person walking down the street talk to themselves, but it’s not. It’s your friend, it’s your neighbor, it’s the person down the street,” said Dr. Peter Delany, director of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality.