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3 Things Everyone with a Mental Illness Should Know

May 6, 2015 Becky Oberg

Through my years of mental illness treatment, I've identified three things that everyone with a mental illness should know. I was diagnosed with a mental illness the summer after my freshman year of college. I was relieved to finally know what was happening to me and felt considerably better once I started medication. But I had many questions, and few answers. And I would encounter many confusing things on my journey toward mental health, ranging from stigma to what the best course of treatment was. Along the way, I learned three things that everyone with a mental health diagnosis should know.

What You Should Know If You Have a Mental Illness Diagnosis

Have you just been diagnosed with a mental illness? Here are 3 things everyone with a mental illness should know.You may have questions. Is it my fault? How can I get my family to understand? How do I know what the most effective course of treatment is for me? In this video, I discuss these questions. HealthyPlace is an excellent resource for consumers and their families, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is another good one. You don't have to go through this alone. Learn these three things everyone with a mental illness should know for help and hope.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxALbjQf0JM

APA Reference
Oberg, B. (2015, May 6). 3 Things Everyone with a Mental Illness Should Know, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2022, August 9 from https://www.healthyplace.com/blogs/recoveringfrommentalillness/2015/05/advice-for-people-newly-diagnosed-with-a-mental-illness



Author: Becky Oberg

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