Mental Health 101

  1. Why do I have a mental illness?

  2. Who makes mental health decisions for me if I can’t?

  3. Who can I talk to about my mental health?

  4. What should I look for in a therapist?

  5. What mental illness do I have?

  6. What is mental illness?

  7. What does peer support look like?

  8. What causes mental illness?

  9. What can keeping a journal do for my mental health?

  10. Types of intrusive thoughts

  11. Thinking traps: How can I deal with negative thoughts?

  12. Think Ahead: Mental Health Crisis Plan

  13. Talking about hard topics: Preparing to share

  14. Stopping “Stupid Thoughts”

  15. Starting a conversation with someone about their mental health

  16. Should I talk to someone about my mental health?

  17. Should I go to therapy?

  18. My coping skills aren’t working anymore

  19. Is this condition forever? Will I always feel this way?

  20. Is mental illness physical or mental?

  21. Is mental illness genetic?

  22. Is mental illness curable?

  23. I’m emotionally exhausted

  24. I’m afraid to talk to anyone about my mental health

  25. I think someone I care about has a mental illness

  26. I think my medication is making me feel worse

  27. I feel better. Can I go off my meds?

  28. I don’t want to take medication!

  29. I don’t want to go to therapy!

  30. I don’t like my therapist

  31. I can’t afford therapy!

  32. I can’t afford mental health meds!

  33. How to keep a mental health journal

  34. How to help someone make decisions about their mental health

  35. How health insurance works

  36. How fast do mental health meds work?

  37. How does therapy work? What to expect

  38. How does online therapy work?

  39. How do you treat mental illness?

  40. How do I know if I have a mental Illness?

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