Your Journey

Your Journey

if you or someone you know is struggling, you are not alone. There are many supports, services and treatment options that may help. A change in behavior or mood may be the early warning signs of a mental health condition and should never be ignored.

 

  • Individuals with Mental Illness 
  •  Family Members and Caregivers 
  •  Teens & Young Adults 
  •  Veterans & Active Duty 
  •  Identity and Cultural Dimensions 
  •  Frontline Professionals

Individuals with Mental Illness

Every year people overcome the challenges of mental illness to do the things they enjoy. Through developing and following a treatment plan and effective coping strategies, you can dramatically reduce many of your symptoms.
  • Understanding Health Insurance
  • Finding a Mental Health Professional
  • Understanding Your Diagnosis
  • What to Do In a Crisis
  • Romantic Relationships
  • Faith & Spirituality
  • Disclosing to Others
  • Finding Stable Housing
  • Succeeding at Work
  • Getting Help Paying for Medications
  • Reentry After a Period of Incarceration
  • Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits & Supplemental Security Income

Family Members and Caregivers

Family members and caregivers often play a large role in helping and supporting individuals with a mental illness. Whether you’re providing a lot of assistance or very little, the information here can help you better understand the issues that you might face.
  • Learning to Help Your Child and Your Family
  • Supporting Recovery
  • Maintaining a Healthy Relationship
  • Taking Care of Yourself
  • Being Prepared for a Crisis
  • Finding a Missing Loved One
  • Calling 911 and Talking with Police
  • Handling the Arrest of a Family Member

Teens & Young Adults

A mental health condition can make everyday parts of life feel more difficult. As a young adult, figuring out how to navigate through school, a job and relationships can become overwhelming and seem impossible to handle, but with the right support network and treatment you can be successful.
  • How to Help a Friend
  • Managing a Mental Health Condition in College
  • Friendship and Mental Health

Veterans & Active Duty

As a military service member or veteran, there are specific questions that you may ask, concerning treatment resources, disclosure and staying healthy during the transition to civilian life.

Identity and Cultural Dimensions

A person’s beliefs, norms, values and language affect how we perceive and experience mental health conditions. Knowing about research, mental health perspectives and challenges specific to your community can help you get better treatment.
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander
  • Black/African American
  • Indigenous
  • Hispanic/Latinx
  • LGBTQI
  • People with Disabilities

Frontline Professionals

Frontline professionals face many challenges in their day-to-day work life. From the pressure of making sure people get the help and care they need to working long shifts — health care and public safety are stressful fields of work.
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Public Safety Professionals
  • Stories from Your Peers

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