Mental Health Awareness Month
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Learn, Explore & Know the Facts
Do you know the signs and symptoms of mental illness?
• Feeling sad or down
• Confused thinking or reduced ability to concentrate
• Excessive fears or worries, or extreme feelings of guilt
• Extreme mood changes of highs and lows
• Withdrawal from friends and activities
• Significant tiredness, low energy or problems sleeping
• Detachment from reality (delusions), paranoia or hallucinations
• Inability to cope with daily problems or stress
• Trouble understanding and relating to situations and to people
• Alcohol or drug abuse
• Major changes in eating habits
• Changes in sleep and other hygiene patterns
• Sex drive changes
• Excessive anger, hostility or violence
Did you know...
More than 2/3 of Americans who have a mental illness live in the community and lead a productive lives.(Source: dosomething.org)
Mental Health affects everyone regardless of culture, race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.(Source: NAMI)
Mental illnesses are more common than cancer, diabetes, or heart disease.(Source: US General's Report)
Mental illness often appear for the first time during adolescence and you adulthood. While they can occur at any age, the young and the old are especially vulnerable. (Source: NAMI)
With proper treatment 70% to 90% of people with mental illness will experience a significant reduction of symptoms and enjoy an improved quality of life. ( Source: dosomething.org)
Experiencing a psychiatric emergency and need someone to talk to. What should I do?
Call the Mobile Crisis Team at 216-623-6888.
Warm Line Telephone:
Open 9:00am-1:00am, including holidays