General Health

Sept|Oct 2017

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

October 2-8 is Mental Illness Awareness Week!

October 6 is National Depression Screening Day!

Women's Health Screening

Early Warning Signs of Mental Health Problems

Are you unsure if someone you know is living with mental health problems? Experiencing one or more of the following feelings or behaviors can be an early warning sign of a problem.

Eating or sleeping too much or too little

Pulling away from people and usual activities

Having low or no energy

Feeling numb or like nothing matters

Experiencing severe mood swings that cause problems in relationships

Unexplained aches and pains

Feeling helpless or hopeless

Feeling unusually confused, forgetful, on edge, angry, upset, worried, or scared

Yelling or fighting with family and friends

Thinking of harming yourself or others

U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services. (2016).  What is Mental Health?  Early Warning Signs.  Retrieved from https://www.mentalhealth.gov/basics/what_is_mental_health