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What is Mental Health?

Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Childhood Trauma, and Attachment Style.

1 in 5 people worldwide report struggling with their Mental Health, most commonly depression and anxiety.

Mental health includes wellbeing in areas such as:

  • Emotional
  • Mental
  • Psychological
  • Social

Our Mental Health affects how we think, feel, and behave. It also plays a role in how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.

What causes Mental Health problems?

Some things that may contribute to mental health struggles:

  • childhood abuse, trauma, or neglect
  • isolation or loneliness
  • experiencing discrimination and stigma, including racism
  • social disadvantage, poverty or debt
  • grief
  • stress
  • physical health condition
  • unemployment
  • homelessness or poor housing
  • being a carer for someone
  • drug and alcohol misuse
  • domestic violence
  • bullying
  • abuse as an adult (physical, sexual, emotional, psychological, financial, domestic)
  • trauma as an adult
  • physical causes
  • relationship breakdown
  • birth and postpartum challenges

Seeking Support

Recognising, seeking, and accepting help is an important part of supporting your mental health and wellbeing. Talking with a trusted mental health professional can be helpful when processing trauma. Book a counselling session with Crystal below.