The Science of Health - "Research has demonstrated that an imbalance in brain chemicals can contribute to the development of some mental disorders. It’s suspected that this chemical imbalance impedes the ability of the brain to send messages in between
This is a quick video of how STIGMA can be attached to many mental disorders. Stigma plays a role in your life without you realizing it. In this video, it will help you understand what stigma is, how it may affect you and ways you can decrease it.
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 children’s mental health and how is it different from that of adults?
I hate when people say there mood is so bipolar. You have no idea what you are talking about. It is a chronic mental illness that is beyond difficult to deal with at times! ~ Bipolar & all mental illnesses are not anyone's fault. They cannot control it.
When we struggle with a mental illness, we often want to change what’s going on in our brain right now. Accept your brain, learn from it and take actions today that are going to make your brain better able to make healthy decisions in the future.
Quote on mental health: Mental illness is the only disease that can make you deny its own existence. Certainly the idea that the brain can deny its own illness is a frightening thought. -Natasha Tracy - denial and Dissociative Identity Disorder
OCD, an acronym for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, refers to a mental health condition that affects one in 100 children worldwide. It is characterised by recurrent, unwanted thoughts which lead to anxieties manifesting as repetitive behaviours.