Mental Health

988 Suicide & Crisis Hotline

HHS Partnership Center Director, Rev. Dr. Que English and Choose Healthy Life (CHL) faith leaders share their lived experiences, address stigma and the importance of using the easily accessible 988 Suicide & Crises Lifeline.

Watch Sylvia Johnson, LCSW expound on Family Trauma.

Here’s help for maintaining your mental health during the Coronavirus pandemic: Lent Reflections

photo mental health disorderWhat is mental disorder? This health concern covers a wide range of conditions that affect mood, thinking and behavior. The most common types are:

  • Clinical depression: A mental health disorder characterized by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life.
  • Anxiety disorder: A mental health disorder characterized by feelings of worry, anxiety, or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one’s daily activities
  • Bipolar disorder: A disorder associated with episodes of mood swings ranging from depressive lows to manic highs.
  • Dementia: A group of thinking and social symptoms that interferes with daily functioning.
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness.
  • Schizophrenia: A disorder that affects a person’s ability to think, feel, and behave clearly.
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder: Excessive thoughts (obsessions) that lead to repetitive behaviors (compulsions).
  • Autism: A serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact.
  • Post traumatic stress disorder: A disorder in which a person has difficulty recovering after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event.



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