Mental Health Information
What is Trauma?
Trauma is an emotional response to a terrible event experienced directly or viciously.
What is Dissocation?
Dissociation is a mental process of disconnecting from one's thoughts, feelings, memories, or sense of identity.
What is Social and General Anxiety?
Social anxiety is an intense phobia of social interactions that causes fear, shame, or embarrasement.
General anxiety is a persistent worry about many different topics like finances, relationships, health, work, etc.
What are Bipolar Moods?
Drastic mood changes from depressive lows and manic highs.
Depression: low motivation/energy, feels of guilt, sadness, or shame.
Mania: high motivation/energy, feelings of euphoria, being invincible, or irritable. Hypomania is a elevated level that does not reach the heights of full blown mania.
What is Obsessive Compulsion
Uncontrollable, intrusive thoughts (obsessions) and/or behaviors (compulsions) that he or she feels the urge to repeat to feel relieved.
What is Depression
Depression is a mood change experienced as a sense of sadness, guilt, shame, low motivation, or possibly a thoughts about death.
What is Addiction?
Repeated use of a substance or behavior to find temporary relief that causes problems in life.