• 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

    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...
  2. Ozzy47

    What is social anxiety disorder or social phobia?

    Many people get nervous or self-conscious on occasion, like when giving a speech or interviewing for a new job. But social anxiety disorder, or social phobia, is more than just shyness or occasional nerves. Social anxiety disorder involves intense fear of certain social situations—especially...
  3. Ozzy47

    Return The Favor: Here's How To Help Your Loved One With PTSD

    "You know that I am here to stay forever." This is something that everyone loves to hear from their near and dear ones. Although, people's wants and needs may differ, but one thing always stays constant and that is you always wish to feel important to that person. Well, I am not saying about...
  4. Ozzy47

    Things You Should Know About Schizophrenia

    What is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a severe and chronic mental disorder that impacts how a person feels, thinks and behaves. It is a very serious disorder which impacts a person's ability to distinguish between what is imaginary and what is real. Patients suffering from Schizophrenia are...
  5. 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...
  6. Ozzy47

    What Is Schizophrenia?

    "Did you know: 1 in 100 globally encounter Schizophrenia every day" Schizophrenia is a serious medical condition which affects the individual's normality how he/she thinks, speak, feels and act. The individual who encounters schizophrenia finds difficulty in correlating the imaginary and the...
  7. Ozzy47

    ADHD in Adults - Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

    We've all learned about ADHD (attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder). Perhaps you remember it back when it was termed as ADD - a label that had been presented to kids who found it challenging to adhere to the rules or be aware in class. Even though the condition is far more common in...
  8. Ozzy47

    Tips to Prevent and Support PTSD Awareness

    Learn about PTSD: PTSD - Posttraumatic Stress Disorder - is a serious mental health condition that can occur in some people after experiencing or witnessing traumatic or life-threatening events such as natural disasters, terrorist attacks, serious accidents like car or plane crashes, their loved...
  9. Ozzy47

    PTSD - How to Recognize It and Options for Treatment

    Do You Have PTSD? If you witnessed or experienced an intense traumatic experience such as an assault, natural disaster, combat, or a car accident, you may be at risk of developing PTSD. It is important to recognize early and address PTSD symptoms, so you can come to terms with a traumatic...
  10. Ozzy47

    What Is Obsessive-Compulsive-Disorder (OCD)?

    What is OCD Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder in which a person has certain thoughts repeatedly (called "obsessions") or feels the need to perform certain routines repeatedly (called "compulsions") to an extent that generates distress or impairs general functioning. The...
  11. Catsmother

    Schizophrenia Symptoms and Coping Tips

    Information on Schizophrenia and how to cope with the diagnosis, My brother has Schizophrenia so it is something that I have followed most of my life. https://www.helpguide.org/articles/mental-disorders/schizophrenia-signs-and-symptoms.htm
  12. Catsmother

    Information On Bipolar 2

    Bipolar II disorder involves periods of depression and periods of elevated mood, called hypomania. This is like mania but less extreme. All forms of bipolar disorder involve shifts in mood and levels of energy and activity. Bipolar II causes hypomania, a period in which mood and behavior are...
  13. Catsmother

    Information on Psychosis

    Psychosis is when people lose some contact with reality. This might involve seeing or hearing things that other people cannot see or hear (hallucinations) and believing things that are not actually true (delusions). Symptoms of psychosis The 2 main symptoms of psychosis are: hallucinations –...
  14. Catsmother

    Information About Bipolar

    Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that affects your moods, which can swing from 1 extreme to another. It used to be known as manic depression. Symptoms of bipolar disorder People with bipolar disorder have episodes of: depression – feeling very low and lethargic mania – feeling very...
  15. Catsmother

    Information about Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia is a severe long-term mental health condition. It causes a range of different psychological symptoms. Doctors often describe schizophrenia as a type of psychosis. This means the person may not always be able to distinguish their own thoughts and ideas from reality. Symptoms of...
  16. Eagleheart

    Physical symptoms of anxiety

    Anxiety is not just a mental thing. I suffer from bad anxiety and it comes with so many physical symptoms. The ones that I have a lot of are shooting pains in my head, clenching my teeth, chest pain, hot sweats AND cold sweats, strange head zaps, wobbly legs, shaking, trouble breathing.......the...
  17. Catsmother

    What Is Depression?

    What is depression? Signs and symptoms of depression 10 common symptoms of depression: Is it depression or bipolar disorder?Depression and suicide riskession in menDepression in women Women are more likely to experience depression symptoms such as pronounced feelings of guilt, excessive...
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