Myths about mental health.
Mental health is a level of psychological well-being and psychological state of mind of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment.
Myth: children don’t experience mental health issues.
Fact: even very young children me show early warning signs of mental health issues.
Myth: People with mental health challenges are violent and unpredictable.
Fact: The vast majority of people with mental health challenges are not violent. Sometimes, they are more likely to be victims of violent crime than the general population.
Myth: People with mental health needs, Even those managing their mental health illness cannot tolerate the stress of holding down a job.
Fact: people with mental health needs are just as productive as other employees.
Myth: there is no hope for people with mental health challenges.
Fact: People with mental health challenges get better and many recover completely with the help of treatment services and support systems.
Myth: It is impossible to prevent mental illnesses.
Fact: Prevention of mental illnesses,, emotional and behavioral disorders focus on addressing known risk factors and also promoting the socio-emotional well-being of children or adults.
Know someone with a mental health challenge? Talk to them about you’re their well-being, Listen carefully to what they tell you, Be observant, offer them help or encourage them in seeking professional support.
Sharing a problem is often the first step to recovery. If your mental or emotional state quickly gets worse or you’re worried about someone you know – help is available.
Call Healthboxes on 09091111129 or 08097560000 to talk, book an appointment with a specialist for various treatments, counseling and other talking treatments for your loved ones.