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Mental Illness

and suicide

The strongest risk factor for suicide is depression. Although suicide is not always due to depression, in most suicide cases there was a diagnosable mental illness involved
 

Mental illnesses can only be diagnosed by a mental health professional. But spreading awareness and learning about mental illnesses is a key component because it can equip us with the information we need to recognize when someone may need help. 

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Depression

Depression is a medical illness, just like heart disease, diabetes, cancer, etc. It is not the blues. Everyone at one time or another experiences the blues...

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress and can be beneficial in some situations. However, anxiety disorders differ from normal feelings of nervousness...

Bipolar disorders

Bipolar disorder is a mental disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, concentration, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks...

Post traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

PTSD is a psychiatric disorder that may occur in people who have experience or witnessed a traumatic event such as...

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. People with Schizophrenia may seem like they have lost touch...

Borderline

personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder is an illness marked by an ongoing pattern of varying moods, self-image, and behavior...

Self-HArm

Self-harm or self-injury means hurting yourself on purpose. One common method is cutting with a sharp object. Any time someone...

Eating disorders

Eating disorders are behavioral conditions characterized by severe and persistent disturbance in eating behaviors and...

Substance use

disorders

A Substance Use Disorder (SUD) is a mental disorder that affects a person's brain and behavior, leading to a person's...

"With Hope, the Amber Craig Memorial Foundation is dedicated to suicide prevention through improving mental health awareness and education in our schools and throughout our community."

DISCLAIMER: The diagnosis and treatment of depression and other psychiatric disorders requires a trained medical professional. Information contained in this website reflects the opinions of With Hope Foundation, and is intended for educational purposes only. It should NOT be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment of any mental/psychiatric disorders. Please consult a medical professional if the information here leads you to believe you or someone you know may be depressed.

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