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Mental Health Problems and Mind-Body Wellness

Mental Health Problems

Mental health problems are similar to other health problems: some can be prevented; others will go away on their own with Home Treatment; and some need professional attention. Many mental health problems begin when physical stress (such as an illness or injury) or emotional stress (such as the loss of a loved one) triggers chemical changes in your brain. The goal of treatment for mental health problems--including self-care and professional treatment--is to reduce stress and restore the normal chemical processes in your brain.

In general, it is a good idea to seek professional help for a mental health problem when:

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