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Your Healthy Mind Guide
More than a quarter of Americans over the age of 18 are suffering from a diagnosable mental health disorder this very minute. From teenagers with depression to elderly individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's, these mental health disorders span our population and are leading cause of disability in both the United States and Canada. Mental health issues can include mood disorders, personality disorder, autism, eating disorders, anxiety, and schizophrenia. A diagnosis like this can be daunting, but remember, like so many others, you too can survive and thrive. Please follow links to our more specific guides for those topics that interest you.
Anxiety is a normal human emotion that everyone experiences at times. Many people feel anxious, or nervous, when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. Anxiety disorders, however, are different. They can cause such distress that it interferes with a person's ability to lead a normal life. Check out our guide to learn more. Start your Journey to Recovery
Depression is something people feel everyday, and an estimated 19 million Americans are affected by depression each year. You may find yourself asking questions like, Is something wrong with me? or Why cant I just snap out of it? Being depressed usually means facing an array of negative emotions ranging from sadness and anger to fear and apathy. Keep in mind that you are not your depression -- with time, you will begin to experience more positive feelings again. Start Your Journey To Recovery
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