Thank you to COPMI (Children of Parents with a Mental Illness), who have numerous fantastic resources on their website explaining the different types of mental illness.
Follow this link to explore how each person is different and experiences their mental illness slightly differently:
Often mental health problems are named to help professionals direct people to the right care and treatment.
Read about the different mental illnesses below which people can be ‘diagnosed’ with by a doctor.
- Anxiety Disorder
- Bipolar Disorder
- Psychosis and Schizophrenia
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- Eating Disorders
View videos about different mental illnesses and their symptoms, to help you learn about what your parent might experience.
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