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Things To Remember

When Do You Need Help?

The following table includes signs you or your loved one may be experiencing issues with mental health.

  • Confused thinking

  • Prolonged depression (sadness or irritability)

  • Feelings of extreme highs and lows

  • Excessive fears, worries, and anxieties

  • Social withdrawal

  • Dramatic changes in eating or sleeping habits

  • Strong feelings of anger

  • Delusions or hallucinations

  • Growing inability to cope  with daily problems and activites

  • Suicidal thoughts

  • Denials of obvious problems

  • Numerous unexplained physical ailments

  • Substance abuse

  • Substance abuse

  • Inability to cope with problems and daily activities 

  • Changes in sleeping and/ or eating habits

  • Excessive complaint of physical ailments

  • Defiance of authority, truancy, theft, and/ or vandalism

  • Intense fear of weight gain

  • Prolonged negative mood, often accompanied by poor appetite or thoughts of death

  • Frequent outburst of anger

  • Changes in school performance

  • Poor grades despite strong efforts

  • Excessive worry or anxiety (I.e. refusing to go to bed or school)

  • Hyperactivity 

  • Persistent nightmares

  • Persistent disobedience or aggression

  • Frequent temper tantrums

Where To Get Help

  • Join a support group

  • Get help at school.

  • Talk to your primary care physician.

  • Your health insurance company.

  • The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

  • If you need immediate help, there are 24-hour toll-free hotlines available to you.

Mental health is just as important as physical health. It affects how we think, feel, and act. Taking care of our mental health is essential for overall well-being. Here are some practical tips to help you maintain good mental health.

Connect with others. Having a support system is crucial for good mental health. Reach out to friends, family, or a mental health professional if you need to talk or receive guidance.

Book a Consultation

2710 Sherman Avenue 

Vicksburg, MS 39180

 

Phone: (601) 647-2800

 

Email: carlasullivan.sanders@masfvicksburg.org

Business Hours

Practice self-care. Take time to do things that you enjoy, such as reading a book, taking a walk, or having a relaxing bath. Prioritizing self-care can help reduce stress and improve mood.

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