Common Conditions. Mental illness can include one or more of the following mental health conditions:
A common group of conditions (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.
A mental health issue that affects someone’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 an individual may experience hallucinations and delusions, as well as emotional flatness and difficulty with healthy thinking processes.