Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Taking care of your overall health and wellness starts with mental health. Learn facts about mental health awareness, prevention, treatment, and warning signs from the experts at UPMC Western Behavioral Health.

When mental illness interferes with daily life, it can cause serious health consequences. Here, you’ll find tips on looking for a therapist that’s right for you and how to find proper treatment.

These challenges touch everyone, either directly or indirectly. You may know a family member, friend, or coworker that has or is dealing with mental illness. In the U.S., the National Alliance on Mental Illness estimates that one in five adults is affected each year. Learn more about depression and anxiety, including their differences and how they relate, so you can find the help you need.

Topics include:

  • Coping with Grief and Loss.
  • Signs of Self-Harm That Parents Should Know.
  • What to Expect During an Inpatient Stay.
  • Managing Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
  • Depression and Older Adults.
  • Depression in the LGBTQ+ Community.
  • Breaking the Stigma of Mental Health.
  • Eating Disorder Treatment Options.
  • Staying Healthy While Working From Home.
  • How Stress Leads to Memory Loss.
  • Exercise and Anxiety Relief.
  • How to Meditate for Beginners.
  • Mood Disorders and How They’re Treated.
  • Fatigue and Depression: When Is Tiredness a Warning Sign?
  • How Sleep Affects Mood and Mental Health.
  • Phases of Trauma Recovery: How to Reclaim Normalcy.
  • “Should I Go to a Therapist?” When to Seek Counseling.
  • Recognizing the Signs of Opioid Abuse and Treatment Options.
  • Everyday Ways to Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder.
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