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It’s Mental Health Awareness Month.
Hakeem Rahim, Ed.M, M.A.
Mental Health Awareness Expert | Author | Advocate
Harvard University ’02
Columbia University ’07
*What does it mean to have a mental illness?*
*What are some of the warning signs of mental illness?*
*What causes mental illness?*
*Is anyone immune to mental illness?*
*Once someone has had a mental illness can they ever get better again?*
*What should I do if I know someone who appears to have all of the symptoms of a serious mental disorder?*
*What is the difference between mental health professionals?*
*How can I find a mental health professional right for my child or myself?*
*What treatment options are available?*
*If I become involved in treatment what do I need to know?*
*What do I need to know about medications?*
*If a medication is prescribed to me and I begin to feel better after taking it is it okay to stop taking it?*
*How can I get help paying for my prescriptions?
*Where can I go for help?
*How do I find a local support group?*