CRISIS INTERVENTION FOR MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS
If you are worried that someone you care about is struggling with mental health and needs immediate assistance, please contact one of the following agencies for help:
WHERE TO TURN IN TIMES OF IMMEDIATE NEED
Alternative Paths, Inc.
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS
Seeing the signs of mental illness isn't always easy. Each illness has its own symptoms, but common signs of mental illness in adults and adolescents may including the following:
Excessive worry or fear
Confused thinking or problems concentrating and learning
Extreme mood changes
Isolation from others and avoiding social activities
Difficulty perceiving reality
Changes in sleeping habits or low energy
Intense fear of weight gain or excessive concern with appearance
Prolonged or strong feelings of anger
Inability to handle common daily activities
Mental health problems can be treated. Don't be afraid to reach out for help. Learning about mental health can be the first step. Visit www.nami.org to learn more about the signs and symptoms of mental health illness.
If you or someone you care about is thinking about harming themself, get help immediately. You can call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Line at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or the Alternative Paths Crisis Hotline at (330) 725-9195.
Addiction is a chronic disease characterized by craving, seeking, and use that can persist even with the knowledge of negative consequences.
MENTAL HEALTH HELP
Mental illnesses are biologically based brain disorders that can profoundly disrupt a persons' thinking, feeling, moods, ability to relate to others and capacity for coping with the daily demands of life.
Assistance for those in need of support, crisis intervention, and help promoting their rights.