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At any time, mental health problems can affect you or someone you know. They can come from stressful situations but can last for years when combined with different demanding events in a person’s life.

When mental health problems occur you may experience problems with completing everyday activities, excessive mood swings, and withdrawal from family.

Overcoming mental health issues takes time. You don’t have to live with it for the rest of your life. Did you know that over one year, one in five people will have some sort of mental health problem?

You’re not alone. There is help available so you can overcome your mental illness and live a normal, happy life.

Common Signs of a Mental Illness Problem

  • Withdrawal from activities, friends and family.
  • Problems completing everyday tasks and functioning in society.
  • Excessive mood swings from highs to lows in a matter of minutes.
  • Constantly feeling worried, fearful and guilty.
  • An increase in suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts.
  • Taking alcohol and drugs more to help ease the pain.
  • A decrease in your sex drive and lack of interest of being intimate.
  • Difficulty sleeping and insomnia.
  • Detachment from reality with paranoia, delusions and hallucinations.

Your Approach to Getting Better

Delusions, constantly feeling guilty, and suicidal thoughts are very serious signs that you have a mental health problem.

You have the strength within you to overcome your mental illness. You can turn your life around to live a life that you deserve. You just have to be open to change.

The first step to getting better is recognising that you have a problem with mental illness.

The next step is understanding that it’s not your fault, you’re not the cause of your mental illness, but you can work on getting better.

The final step is asking for help from a professional Preston psychologist.

Getting help for your mental illness is the beginning of a new life. You don’t have to give up the things you love. You can enjoy life again.

How Can Mental Illness Problems Start?

Problems with mental illness can start from something small and from a number of different reasons. These include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Witnessing a death or a life changing event that has left you emotionally scarred.
  • Having PTSD from experiencing a great deal of stress in your life.
  • Constant drug or alcohol use that caused parts of your brain to shut down.
  • Chemical imbalance in the brain where parts of it isn’t working properly. This can cause an inability to cope with stressful situations.
  • Mental illness that is genetic based which has been experienced across different generations.

Mental illness doesn’t have to rule your life. By speaking to a Life Resolutions psychologist in Preston, you have the ability to break free of your mental illness.

Where is Our Mental Illness Service Located?

We are conveniently located .

To find out how we can help call today on 1300 668 256