Mental Health

Overview

A mental illness is a medical condition that may change a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning. A person may not be able to cope with ordinary demands of life. All ages, race, religions and income levels can be affected. There are several diagnoses including depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive (OCD), bipolar and posttraumatic stress (PTSD) disorders. It is important to be aware of warning signs that your child may be struggling. Pay special attention to behaviors if your child experiences a loss or major life change and event.


For more information on Mental Health, download our fact sheets:

Mental Health
Introducation to Mental Health/How to talk About
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Additional Information

Resources

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