• MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS

    WHAT IS IT?

    "A mental illness is a condition that affects a person's thinking, feeling or mood. Such conditions may affect someone's ability to relate to others and function each day. Each person will have different experiences, even people with the same diagnosis." - National Alliance on Mental Illness

     

    LINKS FOR RESOURCES:

    1. www.MENTALHEALTH.GOV: information for educators, plus learn about what to look for...

      • Anxiety Disorders
      • Behavioral Disorders, such as Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
      • Eating Disorders
      • Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
      • Mood Disorders, such as depression, bipolar disorder, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), and self-harm
      • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
      • Personality Disorders
      • Psychotic Disorders, such as schizophrenia
      • Trauma and Stress Related Disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    2. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): get facts on common conditions such as those related to anxiety, attention ADHD, depression, schizophrenia, and trauma.

    3. Colorado School Safety Resource Center: includes fact sheets on many disorders 

     

     

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