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  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month

  • Do You Know What Mental Illness Feels Like?

    We often hear the clinical terms used by doctors and other professionals to identify the symptoms of mental illnesses…but if someone hasn’t gone through it, would they know how to recognize it?

    So often, clinical terms don’t do justice to what life with a mental illness feels like. We know that two people with the same diagnosis can experience the same ymptom and describe it in very different ways. Understanding the signs of a mental illness and identifying how it can feel can be confusing—and sometimes can contribute to ongoing silence or hesitation to get help.

    It’s important for people to talk about how it feels to live with a mental illness. We know that mental illnesses are common and treatable, and help is available. But not everyone knows what to look for when they are going through those early stages, and many simply experience symptoms differently. We all need to speak up early—Before Stage 4 —and in real, relatable terms so that people do not feel isolated and alone.

    This Mental Health Month, we are encouraging people to speak up about how it feels to live with a mental illness by tagging social media posts with #mentalillnessfeelslike. Posting with our hashtag is a way to speak up, to share your point of view with people who may be struggling to explain what they are going through—and help others figure out if they too are showing signs of a mental illness.

  • Mental Health Events

  • Mental Health Screening Tools

  • Taking a screening test is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition.

    Depression Screening

    Anxiety Screening

    Biopolar Screening

    PTSD Screening