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Caring for Your Mental Health

WebMental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It is more than the absence of a mental illness—it’s essential to your overall health and quality of life. Self-care can play a role in maintaining your …

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Help for Mental Illnesses

WebTreatment for mental illnesses usually consists of therapy, medication, or a combination of the two.Treatment can be given in person or through a phone or computer (telemental …

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Eating Disorders

WebEating disorders are actually serious and often fatal illnesses that are associated with severe disturbances in people’s eating behaviors and related thoughts and emotions. …

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Technology and the Future of Mental Health Treatment

WebTechnology has opened a new frontier in mental health care and data collection. Mobile devices like cell phones, smartphones, and tablets are giving the public, health care …

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Bipolar Disorder

WebBipolar disorder (formerly called manic-depressive illness or manic depression) is a mental illness that causes unusual shifts in a person’s mood, energy, activity levels, and …

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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

WebMental health professionals can educate parents about ADHD and how it affects a family. They also will help the child and his or her parents develop new skills, attitudes, and …

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Women and Mental Health

WebPara ayuda en español, llame al 988. National Maternal Mental Health Hotline : This hotline offers free, confidential mental health support for moms and their …

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Older Adults and Mental Health

WebMental health is important at every stage of life. Effective treatment options are available to help older adults manage their mental health and improve their quality of life. …

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NAMHC Minutes of the 271st Meeting

WebThe National Advisory Mental Health Council (NAMHC) held its 271st meeting at 12:00 pm, September 8, 2023, via in-person, Zoom, and National Institutes of Health …

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Coping With Traumatic Events

WebIn addition, the Disaster Distress Helpline from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides crisis counseling and support to people …

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Anxiety Disorders

WebLocation (s): National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, United States. This study is intended to help develop new MRI imaging …

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Miscellaneous Conditions

WebThe mental health treatment cascade is a model that outlines the sequential, linked treatment steps that people with mental illness must navigate, from initial …

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Substance Use and Co-Occurring Mental Disorders

WebSubstance use disorder (SUD) is a treatable mental disorder that affects a person’s brain and behavior, leading to their inability to control their use of substances like legal or …

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Addressing Disparities: Advancing Mental Health Care for All

WebDifferences in health outcomes like these can reflect a number of underlying factors, including biological factors or environmental exposures; social, economic, and …

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Resources for Students and Educators

WebResources for Students and Educators. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) offers a variety of learning resources for students and teachers about mental health and …

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Borderline Personality Disorder

WebBorderline personality disorder is a mental illness that severely impacts a person’s ability to regulate their emotions. This loss of emotional control can increase …

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2023 Global Mental Health Conference: Research Without Borders

WebThe 12th Global Mental Health Research Without Borders Conference brought together researchers, innovators, and other scholars from around the globe to …

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