Getting Help

About a Mental Health Evaluation

Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation

A psychiatric evaluation will look at symptoms and when they occur, as well as what impact they have on family and work relationships.

Curbing Mental Health Costs

Mental health care can be expensive even for people with health insurance. Here are ideas on ways to save.

Knowing When to Seek Treatment

Families, spouses, or friends are often the first to suspect that their loved one is challenged by feelings, behaviors, and/or environmental conditions that cause them to act disruptive, rebellious, or sad.

Mental Health Disorder Statistics

Many people suffer from more than one mental disorder at a given time. In particular, depressive illnesses tend to occur along with substance abuse and anxiety disorders.

Mental Health: Finding the Help You Need

When your life seems to be spinning out of control, it's OK to seek professional mental health help.

Psychiatric Treatment Team

Team members may include a child and adolescent psychiatrist, a psychologist, a social worker, and a psychiatric nurse.

When to Seek Help for Your Mental Health

What distinguishes mental illness from problems of daily living is its severity or persistence over time. Mental illness includes mental disorders of thought, mood or behavior. People with a mental illness may have great difficulty with daily routines and tasks, responsibilities of family, work or school, or personal relationships.

Support Groups

Finding Support for Emotional Issues

How do you know when your emotions are of the everyday sort, or when you could benefit from seeing a therapist?

Getting the Most from a Mental Health Support Group

Mental health support groups offer support, understanding, and helpful information to people struggling with depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other conditions.

Helping Someone with Memory Loss

In older people, it's easy to mistake memory problems for the everyday forgetfulness that some people experience as they grow older.

In Support Groups, You Get (and Give) Help

In a mutual support group, people just like you face similar ordeals and challenges.

Types of Therapy

The Word on Talk Therapy

Talk therapy helps people gain insight into and resolve their problems through verbal exchanges with the therapist.

Back to Top