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Sleep Deprivation May Impact Your Mental Health

Sleep Deprivation May Impact Your Mental Health

11 months ago
Sleep problems varies including difficulty falling asleep, not getting enough sleep at night, waking up not feeling rested or not sleeping at all. Chronic sleep deprivation affects your psychological and mental health and may lead to difficulty functioning at work, executing family responsibilities, in social activities, and other important areas of functioning.
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Stress may impact your Physical and Mental Health

11 months ago
Stress can arise in response to pressures from a situation or life events such as academic, family, or work demands, a traumatic event, a threat to one’s feeling of self, a feeling that one has no control over a situation, or a significant life changing event. Stress may be better defined as a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.
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Suicide: Behaviors, Risks Factors, and Prevention

11 months ago
The National Institute of Mental Health identifies suicide as a major public health concern and defines: Suicide as a purposeful act of taking one’s own life from a self-inflicted injurious behavior with intent to die by the cause. Suicide Attempt- as engaging in actions that could cause a person to die such as by self-inflicted injury, non-fatal or potentially injurious behavior. Suicidal Ideation- as engaging in thoughts about, consideration of, or planning for suicide.
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NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
SUICIDE AND CRISIS HOTLINES
  • The National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
  • National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)
  • Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233)
  • National Runaway Switchboard 1-800-RUN-AWAY (1-800-726-2929)
ANXIETY DISORDERS
ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)
BIPOLAR DISORDER
DEPRESSION
EATING DISORDERS
INSOMNIA
OBESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD)
OPPOSITIONAL AND CONDUCT DISORDER
POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD)
SCHIZOPHRENIA AND OTHER PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS
DISCLAIMER: This information here (regardless of date or topic) is not a specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. This is only a brief summary of general information. It does NOT include all information about conditions, illnesses, injuries, tests, procedures, treatments, therapies, discharge instructions or life-style choices that may apply to you. You must talk with your health care provider for complete information about your health and treatment options. This information should not be used to decide whether or not to accept your health care provider’s advice, instructions or recommendations. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to provide advice that is right for you.