Seeking Help It’s important to seek help if you have any mental health symptoms; the longer you let symptoms go unchecked, the more your condition can progress

Mental Illness Numbers The National Institute of Mental Health reports that 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. (51.5 million) lives with mental illness.

Depression More than just feeling blue, depression can be a chronic, debilitating condition. It may be triggered by situational factors, such as a major trauma, or by chronic exposure to violence or poverty.

Anxiety – Frequently feeling nervous, tense, restless or on edge. – Irritability. – Being easily fatigued. – Difficulty concentrating or focusing on anything other than the current worry

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder – Thoughts of aggression. – Taboo thoughts about sex or religion. – Worries about germs and contamination.

Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder, sometimes referred to as manic depression, is characterized by extreme mood swings from depressed to manic, with a decreased need for sleep

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD is an ongoing difficulty in coping with exposure to trauma. This can be caused by a single event, such as a sexual assault or military combat

Schizophrenia Schizophrenia is a severe psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and psychotic episodes