Mental health involves a balance of every aspect of a person’s life. One in four people will experience a mental health problem in the course of a year. Mental illness can be minor or severe and refers to several conditions including (but not limited to): depression, anxiety disorders (e.g., OCD, panic, PTSD, social phobia), postpartum depression, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, ADHD, eating disorders, and schizophrenia.
- Mental Health Consumer Fact Sheet
- Mental Health Scientific Fact Sheet
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