Mental Health

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Treatment of Mental Illness

The symptoms associated with mental illness can vary and may affect one's thoughts, emotions and behaviors.  Symptoms may also be physical such as headaches, stomach pains, and other forms of aches and pains.  PJO Health treats the following symptoms of mental illness.

  • PTSD

  • Depression

  • Major changes in eating habits

  • Alcohol and drug use challenges

  • Extreme mood swings

  • Insomnia

  • Extreme Fatigue

  • Anxiety/Worries

  • Paranoia, hallucinations, delusions

  • Suicidal tendencies

  • Unable to understand and relate to people 

  • Withdrawal from family, friends and normal social activities

  • Changes in sex drive

  • Confused thinking or reduced ability to concentrate

  • Hostility, violence or excessive anger bursts

  • Inability to cope with daily problems or stress

Per the CDC health guidelines, Mental illnesses are conditions that affect a person’s thinking, feeling, mood or behavior, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia. Such conditions may be occasional or long-lasting (chronic) and affect someone’s ability to relate to others and function each day. One cannot talk of our health without addressing our Mental Health. 

Our psychological, emotional and social well-being is affected one way or the other as we relate to people and handle stress or anxiety,  Mental health awareness is on the increase as efforts are made to ensure that those affected have the confidence to seek help without any social stigma.

CDC Statistics on Mental Health

  • More than 50% will be diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder at some point in their lifetime.

  • 1 in 5 Americans will experience a mental illness in a given year.

  • 1 in 5 children, either currently or at some point during their life, have had a seriously debilitating mental illness.

  • 1 in 25 Americans lives with a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression.