Among the health quizzes we presented in December, there were ones on how the brain works. As a follow-up, we present resources for our mental health. 


From Resources for Our Mental Health provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information. aims to educate and guide:

  • General public
  • Health and emergency preparedness professionals
  • Policy makers
  • Government and business leaders
  • School systems
  • Local communities

For example, consider these resources from

Anxiety Disorders — When people respond to certain objects or situations with fear and dread. Problems include obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorders, and phobias.

Behavioral Disorders— Involve a pattern of disruptive behaviors in children that last for at least 6 months. And cause problems in school, at home and in social situations. Examples include Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Conduct Disorder, and Oppositional-Defiant Disorder (ODD).

Eating Disorders —  Involve extreme emotions, attitudes, and behaviors involving weight and food.  Including anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating.

Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders — Sometimes occur together.

Mood Disorders — Involve persistent feelings of sadness or periods of feeling overly happy. Or fluctuating between extreme happiness and extreme sadness. Including depression, bipolar disorder, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), and self-harm.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder — Involves repeated, upsetting thoughts called obsessions. Person does the same thing over and over again to try to make the thoughts go away. 

Personality Disorders — People with extreme and inflexible personality traits that distress them. May cause problems in work, school, or social relationships. Including antisocial personality disorder and borderline personality disorder.

Psychotic Disorders — When people experience a range of symptoms, including hallucinations and delusions. An example is schizophrenia.

Suicidal Behavior — Causes immeasurable pain, suffering, and loss to individuals, families, and communities nationwide.

Trauma and Stress Related Disorders — Occur after living through or seeing a traumatic event, such as war, a hurricane, rape, physical abuse or a bad accident. PTSD makes you feel stressed and afraid after the danger is over.

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Resources for Our Mental Health


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