What is Mental Health?
Mental Health & Mental Illness Defined
Our mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. When someone experiences mental health issues, their thinking, mood, and behavior can be impacted. There are many factors that can contribute to mental health issues. Contributing factors include a family history of mental health conditions, as well as life experiences such as trauma or abuse. Mental health conditions are very common and affect everyone.
Know the Signs
Of Mental Illness
Sometimes mental illness is not always easy to recognize. For many, pain isn’t obvious. It can be difficult to know when a loved one is going through a tough time, or if it is something that may require more serious support like medication or therapy. Experiencing one or more of the following behaviors could be an early warning sign of a mental health condition.
To Get the Support You Need
Being a caregiver is hard, but you don’t have to do it alone. Family Education & Resource center supports the families and caregivers of children, youth, adults, and seniors working through mental health challenges. Our dedicated team, extensive program offerings, peer support groups, and resource library are here to help you every step of the way. Contact us today to connect with an advocate.