Mental Health

What to Look For, Who Can Help

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Warning signs of mental illness:

* Finding little or no pleasure in life

* Feeling worthless or extremely guilty

* Crying a lot for no particular reason

* Withdrawing from other people

* Experiencing severe anxiety, panic or fear

* Having very low energy

* Losing interest in hobbies and pleasurable activities

* Having too much energy, having trouble concentrating or following through on plans

* Feeling easily irritated or angry

* Experiencing racing thoughts or agitation

* Hearing voices or seeing images that other people do not experience

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