Mental illness can happen to anyone at any point in their life and can affect our mental health. In fact one in four people will experience an episode of mental ill health. Mental illness is a word though, not a sentence. With appropriate treatment and support people can rebuild their lives.
Advocacy can enable and empower people to retake control of their lives and make informed choices about the issues affecting them.
Mental illness is not a life-long condition – with appropriate treatment and support people can rebuild their lives.
Some of the most commonly diagnosed forms of mental distress are listed below:
- Panic Attacks
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Bipolar Disorder
- Personality Disorder