Depression, anxiety and panic attacks are signs that you should ask for help
It is important to be able to recognize the symptoms of depression, anxiety and panic in ourselves. When we experience these symptoms frequently, for longer than a few weeks, it is time to ask for help. Take action. We tend to go for far too long, trying to remain strong, that we become weak. The depression, anxiety and panic attacks can begin to harm multiple areas of our lives. Social life, close relationships, academics, work performance, etc. A counselor can teach you ways to cope and renew your strength.
Early symptoms of mental health illness
The list below is only general symptoms of mental health illness. There will be unique symptoms to depression, anxiety and panic. Keep in mind, that some mental illnesses can cooccur and or have similar symptoms.
- Feeling sad
- Excessive use of alcohol or drugs
- Concentration problems
- Anger management issues
- Suicidal thoughts
- Sleeping problems
- Excessive fears and worries
- Extreme mood changes
- Inability to cope with stress
Types of mental health disorders by Michelle Clark
Article written by Bipolar Bandit, Michelle Clark. She is a mental health advocate and blogger who aims to educate, inspire, encourage and advocate. She has been blogging for 10 years. Michelle has lived with bipolar disorder for 35 years. We met through Instagram and got to chatting about our blogs, I received permission to share a few of her pieces, which I am excited to do. I hope that you find this material helpful.
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Anxiety and management
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Finding some help
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