ILLNESSES

Anxiety disorders

Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress and can actually be beneficial in some situations. For some people, however, anxiety can become excessive. Learn More →

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Symptoms include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, difficulty controlling behavior, and hyperactivity. Learn More →

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

The term “spectrum” refers to the wide range of symptoms, skills, and levels of impairment or disability that children with ASD can have. Some children are mildly impaired by their symptoms, while others are severely disabled. Learn More →

Bipolar Disorder (Manic-Depressive Illness)

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Learn More →

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

Borderline personality disorder is a serious mental illness marked by unstable moods, behavior, and relationships. Learn More →

Depression

Everyone occasionally feels blue or sad. But these feelings are usually short-lived and pass within a couple of days. When you have depression, it interferes with daily life and causes pain for both you and those who care about you. Learn More →

Eating Disorders

Eating disorder is an illness that causes serious disturbances to your everyday diet, such as eating extremely small amounts of food or severely overeating. Learn More →

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

All of us worry about things like health, money, or family problems. But people with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) are extremely worried about these and many other things, even when there is little or no reason to worry about them. Learn More →

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Everyone double checks things sometimes. But people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) feel the need to check things repeatedly, or have certain thoughts or perform routines and rituals over and over. Learn More →

Panic Disorder

People with panic disorder have sudden and repeated attacks of fear that last for several minutes, or sometimes longer. These are called panic attacks. Learn More →

Post traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

PTSD develops after a terrifying ordeal that involved physical harm or the threat of physical harm. People who have PTSD may feel stressed or frightened even when they’re no longer in danger. Learn More →

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disorder that has affected people throughout history. Learn More →

Social Phobia

Social phobia is a strong fear of being judged by others and of being embarrassed. This fear can be so strong that it gets in the way of going to work or school or doing other everyday things. Learn More →

1 in 4 adults suffer from mental illness – 67% of those with mental illness do not seek treatment

Top two reasons people do not seek treatment.

  1. Stigma
  2. Cost