Mental Health Symptoms

What are the symptoms of mental illness?​

Sad or down

We all go through periods of sadness but when it becomes debilitating or the normal state, it normally needs treatment.

Confused thinking or reduced ability to concentrate

Some confusion is normall but when significantly impacts your life, it needs treatment.

Excessive fears or worries, or extreme feelings of guilt

Normal life has fears but when they significantly impact daily life they need treatment.

Extreme mood changes of highs and lows

This is a situation that is normally treated with medication. Support groups or individuals can help deal with this problem.

Withdrawal from friends and activities

Loss of friends and withdrawal from activities are a significant sign that something is wrong and treatment is needed.

Significant tiredness, low energy or problems sleeping

This can be a medical or mental issue. It is important that it be addressed by your doctor.

Watch for symptoms

Common Symptoms

There are some common symptoms to be aware of.

Emergency Symptoms

Each situation is unique. The depth of the symptoms as well as the type of environment  will indicate how serious the situation is.

What to do if you have symptoms

This could be you or a friend. if there is a concern about the situation or person:

Mental health issues rarely resolve on there own. Steps are need to help people get better. Frequently individuals hold back due to the stigma attached. Our office strives to keep information private to encourage positive outcomes.

What you need to know