Each mental health condition has its own set of signs and symptoms. Consult a professional mental health professional or psychiatrist for an evaluation if you or a loved one experiences one or more of these warning signs:

  • Marked change in personality, eating or sleeping patterns
  • Inability to cope with problems
  • Extreme mood swings or excessive anger, hostility or violent behavior
  • Strange or grandiose ideas
  • Excessive anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Chronic depression
  • Thinking or talking about suicide
  • Seeing or hearing things that others do not
  • Strange or grandiose ideas
  • Substance abuse (drugs, alcohol, or prescription medications)

Many people avoid treatment out of stigma, shame or fear. Don’t hesitate to seek advice if you are concerned about your mental health or a loved one’s mental health. Consult your family doctor or make an appointment with a counselor or psychologist.

Contact Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana at 260-422-6441 for more information about providers in your local area. Working with a professional to get an appropriate assessment and diagnosis, you can get treatment to improve your mental and emotional well-being.

From Mental Health America