What is Mental Illness?
Mental illnesses are biochemical brain disorders that affect a person’s thinking and emotions, and may impact their ability to manage life on a day-to-day basis. Common mental health diagnoses include depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and anxiety disorders. People of any age, race, or gender can be affected by mental illness. For more information on mental illness, please visit the links listed below.
Can Mental Illness Be Treated?
Yes, mental illness can be treated through a variety of methods. Many people need a combination of psychiatry services (medication management), therapy, and rehabilitative/supportive services to successfully manage their illness.