1 in 5 people will experience a diagnosable mental health condition in their lives, but everyone will go through a challenging time that affects their mental health. Only 43% of adults with mental illness get treatment in a given year. In fact, the average delay between symptom onset and treatment is 11 years.
Some signs that you might want to speak to a mental health professional are:
- Prolonged sadness or irritability
- Excessive fears, worries, and anxieties
- Growing inability to cope with daily problems and activities
- Strong feelings of anger
- Social withdrawal
- Confused thinking
- Substance abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
Recognize It - Look out for common signs and symptoms.
Talk About It - Connect with someone you trust to share your concerns.
Support Others - Let them know you are there to listen and find help if needed.
Get Help - Reach out to your doctor or any of the support systems in place for support and guidance.
Where to go for help:
|*Cigna One Guide||800.244.6224|
|*National Suicide Prevention Line||800.273.TALK|
|Carpenters Wellness Center||314.955.9355|
|Mercy MAP||800.413.8008, #2|
|Your family doctor|
*Crisis help available