Mental Health Topics

Learning about the types of mental illnesses and their symptoms is an important part of helping someone who may be struggling with them. Below are the descriptions of some common mental illnesses and other related conditions. 

 

Mental Health Definitions

Addictions & Substance Use

http://www.ulifeline.org/creighton/topics/134-alcohol-drugs

https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/avoiding-substance-abuse/

https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/substance-abuse-in-college/

https://www.learnpsychology.org/college-campus-addiction-resources/

ADHD

http://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/ADHD

Autism

http://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Autism

Bipolar disorder

http://www.ulifeline.org/creighton/topics/129-bipolar-disorder

Depression

http://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Depression

Dissociative Disorders

http://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Dissociative-Disorders

Eating Disorders

http://www.ulifeline.org/creighton/topics/131-eating-disorders

Mental Health Issues Affecting College Students

https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/college-student-mental-health/

Generalized anxiety disorder

http://www.thekimfoundation.org/html/about_mental_ill/gen-anxiety.html

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

http://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Obsessive-compulsive-Disorder

Panic Disorder

http://www.thekimfoundation.org/html/about_mental_ill/panicdisorder.html

Personality Disorders

https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/personality-disorders/what-are-personality-disorders

Phobias

http://www.halfofus.com/phobias/

Postpartum Depression

http://www.thekimfoundation.org/html/about_mental_ill/Postpartum_Disorder.html

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/ptsd/what-is-ptsd

Psychosis

https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Related-Conditions/Psychosis

Schizoaffective Disorder

http://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Schizoaffective-Disorder

Schizophrenia

http://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Schizophrenia

Seasonal Affective Disorder

https://www.mentalhealth.gov/what-to-look-for/mood-disorders/sad

Self-Harm

http://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Related-Conditions/Self-harm

Social Anxiety Disorder

http://www.thekimfoundation.org/html/about_mental_ill/socialphobia.html

Suicide

http://www.13minutes.org/

https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Related-Conditions/Risk-of-Suicide