The need for Mental Health issues to be Spoken and Heard



Brain-based conditions that affect thinking, emotions, and behaviors are known as Mental Illnesses. People who have mental illnesses, their mental ability to perform tasks changes in such a way that they are unable to think, feel, or act. If you'll listen closely to an individual's voice. You may notice certain characteristics like speed, pitch, and sound. It might reveal a patient's situation and what he/she is going through. It helps in evaluation and acknowledges the severity of depression. The National Alliance on Mental Health states that nearly 1 in 5 Americans deal with mental health issues.
In a society that we live today, individuals need to have connections and a positive environment. Communication is a basic need for a man.
Mental health problems could occur in one's life due to excessive stress related to a particular situation or series of events. There are more than 200 forms of mental illnesses and one must speak about it to spread awareness. People feel shy and hesitate to bring out real-life situations.
One must take an appointment from a psychiatrist and must provide aid to themselves. Friends and family must check upon each other and should pay attention to sudden changes in behavior, and thoughts.

The list below are some of the common signs and symptoms:

  1. Depression: A mood disorder that could be described as feelings of loss, sadness, or anger. People experience depression in different ways depending upon their situation. For instance, some individuals experience in their daily work, resulting in lost time and lower productivity.
  2. Social withdrawal: A state of complete isolation or lack of contact between individuals and society is termed as social withdrawal. It generally involves having no communication with the family, staying home, and avoiding contact with other human beings.
  3. Hyperactivity: A situation or a state of being abnormally or unusually active. If you are facing a problem in staying still and focusing, you may develop other problems as a result. Common characteristics involve: Aggressive behavior, Constant movement, lead to difficulties at work or school, Impulsive behavior.
  4.  Intense fear: A strong unpleasant feeling caused by being aware of the danger, or expecting something bad to happen can be described as fear.

There are different types of fears.

  •  Native Fear
  • Objective Fear
  • Subjective Fear

Other symptoms include; Delusions, Hallucination, Bipolar Disorder, Personality Disorder

To cope up with mental illnesses one must follow these points in their day to day life:

  • Accept your feeling and love yourself
  • Handle abnormal or unusual behaviors
  • Try seeking help and establish relations and connections


By- Sakshi Bhardwaj


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