Are you worried about someone who might be suffering from a mental illness? Or perhaps you’re worried about your mental health? Major mental illnesses such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder rarely appear “out of the blue.” Most often people recognize that something’s not quite right about one’s thinking, feelings, or behavior before one of these illnesses appears in its full-blown form. Being informed about developing symptoms, or early warning signs can lead to intervention that can help reduce the severity of an illness. It may even be possible to delay or prevent a major mental illness altogether. So to help you with that, here are a few common warning signs of a mental illness.
DISCLAIMER: This video is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional guidance, advice, treatment, or diagnosis. We recommend you to reach out to a qualified healthcare provider or mental health professional if you or someone you know are struggling.
We also made a video on the warning signs your mental health is getting worse: https://youtu.be/5bNI_NloNa8
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