A common group of mental illnesses (panic disorder, OCD, PTSD, phobias) that can often cause people to feel frightened, distressed, or uneasy.
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
A condition characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.
An illness that typically includes extreme shifts in mood, energy, and functioning that include mania and depression.
An illness that affects one’s thoughts, feelings, behavior, physical health, activity, and sleep patterns. Left untreated, it can lead to suicide.
There are three main types: Anorexia Nervosa (severe food restriction), Bulimia Nervosa (binging and purging), and Binge Eating (binging without purging).
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
An anxiety disorder where the person experiences intrusive irrational thoughts that appear repeatedly in their mind.
Each new mother is unique and it’s important to know that there is no one cause for pregnancy-related depression. 1 in 7 mothers who give birth each year struggle with symptoms of depression.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Brought on by traumatic events, this disorder can be long-lasting and may include re-experiencing, avoidance, arousal, and numbing.
A serious mental illness where a person experiences psychotic symptoms (hallucinations and delusions), emotional flatness, and trouble with thinking processes.