• Hey there, welcome to Talk Mental Health – a cozy corner where we're all about mental health, wellness, and just being real. This is your spot to connect with a community that gets it, where we're all on this journey together. Whether you're navigating tough times or lending a listening ear, we've got your back. No judgment, just genuine support. Step in, take a deep breath, and let's make this a space where we lift each other up. Glad you're here!
  • While Talk Mental Health offers a platform for peer support and shared experiences, it is not a substitute for professional mental health assistance. If you find yourself in genuine danger or experiencing a mental health crisis, please reach out to qualified professionals. In the UK, you can contact emergency services by dialing 999. For non-emergency support, consider reaching out to organizations like Samaritans at 116 123. In the USA, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255). For support in Australia, contact Lifeline at 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue at 1300 22 4636. Your well-being is our priority, and seeking professional help is a crucial step towards your mental health journey.

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  1. Ozzy47

    Mental Illness Derived From Rejection, Panic, and Fear

    The dark hole into which one sinks when faced with adverse negativity is destructive and often causes mental illnesses ranging from depression, anti-social disorder, and thoughts of suicide. It can go much further in that it may threaten the lives of others or blossom into a need to be the...
  2. Ozzy47

    First Help In Mental Illness

    What is mental health first aid? A therapy as this is generally provided to an injured with Dettol and cotton. But you must be wondering about MHFA. It means instantaneous relief, or momentary help provided to a suffering person till he or she can reach an expert or doctor. Initial help refers...
  3. Ozzy47

    6 Myths About Mental Illness and Facts Behind Them

    Did you know that every 1 in 4 adults suffers from a psychiatric or mental disorder, and that 6% of those have a lifelong condition? The World Mental Health Day is behind us. Its main purpose is to raise awareness about mental health issues and destigmatize the people who have mental disorders...
  4. Ozzy47

    Mental Health Is Contained in Language

    Our experience in life, even in the womb, is one of sensation. All our physical sense channels, collectively referred to as 'the sensorium,' make up the body of our experience, which is then represented with language. In other words, we can share our experiences because of representational...
  5. Ozzy47

    Mental Illnesses and Stealth Adapted Viruses

    Stealth adapted virus infections of the brain can explain the growing violence occurring within the country. These viruses are not effectively recognized by the cellular immune system and, therefore, fail to evoke an inflammatory response. Public health officials have been reluctant to...
  6. Ozzy47

    How to Open Up About One's Mental Health Problem

    Stress has become an inevitable part of everyone's life these days. With hectic work schedule and daunting deadlines to meet, most people have got accustomed to living pressured lives. In such a fast-paced world, it is not easy for a person to have control over the rapidly changing...
  7. Ozzy47

    How to Improve Mental Health Naturally

    Mental health problems, like depression and anxiety are experienced by more people worldwide than any other physical disorder. According to predictions from the World Health Organization, by 2020 depression will cause greater disability than any other mental or physical disorder. This is a...
  8. willowtigger

    Can police really confine you to a hospital for mental health treatment?

    I saw someone said this in a youtube video if you suffer from mental health problems and tell a cop that you suffer from any of the mental health problems, they (the cops) use it to get that person locked up in a hospital? he is anti-cop so i dont know if he's just saying it or if genuinely...
  9. Ozzy47

    Understanding the Mental Health and Mental Illness

    Mental illnesses have long been a major cause of death and disability. From 30 to 60 per cent of all patients who consult doctors do so primarily for complaints due to emotional disorders. Many productive persons continuously maintain a chronically neurotic adjustment to life. And most...
  10. Ozzy47

    The Basis of Prevention and Treatment of Mental Illness & Disorders

    If we accept the mental and emotional disorders, the general trend of prevention and therapy is immediately obvious. If mental illnesses are the result of learned reactions, gradually acquired, therapy becomes a process of re-education, during which the patient unlearn old unhealthy emotional...
  11. Ozzy47

    The Origin Of Every Mental Illness

    You have to find out the meaning of life because you need this important information in order to understand what you must look for when you think, in order to solve your problems, and in order to make the right decisions. If you don't know the meaning of life you don't know what to desire, or...
  12. Ozzy47

    The Mental Health Industry Needs to Overcome Stigma

    By Tim Dreby Back when I was just a yuppie, I learned a few points of wisdom about working through stigma. I needed mentors to help teach me how wrong stigma is. Now, I want to pay forward some of what I learned outside the class room to some mental health academics and administrators who may...
  13. Ozzy47

    Things You Should Know About A Mental Health Counselor

    Life is full of unexpected surprises. You never know what the next moment might bring and can even turn a happy-go-lucky person into a total recluse. It often happens that a tragic incidence turns an individual's world upside down and thus affects his/her physical and mental heath. While it is...
  14. Ozzy47

    How Triggers Impact Mental Health

    Most of the psychological triggers are caused by external events, circumstances and stimulus, such as sight, sound and smell. Some of these triggers can invoke the feeling of distress and flashbacks of traumatic events. Though most of the triggers are innocuous in nature, some of them can turn...
  15. Ozzy47

    What Does Society's Approach To Mental Health Problems Have In Common With Child Abuse?

    By Oliver JR Cooper For a long time, mental and emotional problems were typically overlooked, and this has changed in recent years. A lot of money is now being spent to help people who are suffering in this way. A Mixed Response Still, this is not to say that everyone is happy with what is...
  16. Ozzy47

    Cell Phone and Cyberbullying Are Leading Causes of Mental Illness in Children

    "Looking back, some of the happiest moments of my childhood were spent with my arm in packets of breakfast cereal, rootling around for a free gift." - Craig Brown The renowned English critic and satirist has written about the unalloyed joys of childhood and how an unexpected freebie was more...
  17. Ozzy47

    A Need for Providers Who Specialize in "Psychosis"

    By Tim Dreby This story is for the mental health providers or peer counselors who are invested in developing treatment for people who have experienced "psychosis" across diagnostic categories. I know firsthand that this can be achieved. I want to help other interested parties develop their own...
  18. Ozzy47

    Can Schizophrenia Be Cured?

    Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder that affects thoughts, emotions, and behaviors leading to decreased functionality and withdrawal from reality. People affected by schizophrenia usually experience symptoms between ages 16 and 30. People with schizophrenia have symptoms that are very...
  19. Ozzy47

    Mental Health Symptoms One Should Never Ignore

    Mental health problems can strike people irrespective of their age, gender, or economic or social status. Although genes and family history may increase the risk, environmental influences, circumstances and traumatic past memories can also trigger the onset of a mental disorder like depression...
  20. Ozzy47

    6 Easy-To-Follow Tips to Boost Mental Health

    Waking up early, meditating, exercising and replenishing one's platter with an assortment of healthy tidbits can do wonders for a person's physical health. However, in this fast-paced, technology-driven age, it is not enough to just take care of one's physical health to achieve overall...
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