General Mental Illness FAQ - Questions & Answers

43 Questions
Last Updated: April 10th, 2018

why do I get so annoyed so easily, feel sad and always upset about the way I look, have trouble getting up, cry randomly at night, and always feel kind of sad?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: April 10th, 2018

I feel off and I can’t describe/pinpoint how? Does anyone have any suggestions?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: April 6th, 2018

Why is it so hard to talk about mental illness?

Answers: 3 | Last Answer: March 26th, 2018

I have a thyroid condition. Could that be the cause of my anxiety and depressing feelings, or have i just become like this? How did this even happen in that case?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: March 5th, 2018

How do I deal with mental health issues if I don't believe in medication or therapy?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: February 22nd, 2018

What happens if I don't speak to anyone about my issues?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: February 22nd, 2018

Is it okay to not feel happiness and sadness?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: February 12th, 2018

Is mental illness a “real” disease?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: February 3rd, 2018

My body feels terrible on the 2nd day of my new SSRI. I feel nauseous, dizzy, weak, scared and just totally abnormal. I know the first few days are tough but this is insane. Can you tell me things I can do to get used to a new medicine?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: February 2nd, 2018

Does anyone have any experience with having/getting an emotional support animal?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: January 31st, 2018

Once someone has been diagnosed with a mental illness, will they ever get better?

Answers: 2 | Last Answer: January 27th, 2018

What does mental illness mean?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: January 14th, 2018

How do I help a friend, family member, someone I know, who I believe may have a mental health problem?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: January 6th, 2018

How do I get a GI doctor if no one will make an appt?

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I'm feeling a bunch of feelings, sadness, happiness, loneliness, anger I'm shaking when ever I think deeply but I think all the time I want to tell someone but i don't trust anyone is it normal?

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My sons friend has amnesia. Believes my son to be his dead father. We try telling him truth but he gets very upset. What do we do?

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Why do I like emotional pain?

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why do i randomly hit people?

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I care for a family member who has a mental illness. Where can I find more information about how to take care of them?

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Why do I feel numb all the time? I'm constantly faking my emotions during interactions with people so they don't think im a bad person. I only feel very short term extreme emotions but very rarely.

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How do I tell me mom I'm having withdrawal symptoms from a medication I once took?

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If a person is strong, can’t they beat mental illness?

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I think I'm in love with the voice in my head and I've never heard of anything like this... What should I do?

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i'm worried about my friend's mental health. Everyone views him as rude but no one ever praises him for anything and lash out at him all the time, so he responds. How can I help the situation?

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What are the more common types of mental illnesses or mental health problems?

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The voices won't stop please help me I can't take it anymore. They keep telling me I'm worthless, that I'm useless and no one loves me. I tried ignoring it but it got worse. Can someone help me?

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I hear yelling voices in my head. When this happens it feels like I'm on fast forward and everything around me is in slow motion. Is this normal?

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What does mental health mean?

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How do I get a Neurologist doctor if no one will make an appt because I go to OHSU?

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How can I get help to get off some of my medicines?

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How do I keep a MD since they all say I don't know what is wrong with you? I can no longer help you and I need to refer you do another MD.

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Why do some people space out so often? And why is this interpreted as sadness?

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Is deep thoughts/thinking a mental illness? If so, is there a name for this illness?

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Am I paranoid? and how can i stop worrying? Thoughts: my sister wanted to kill me, some guy to poison me, bus driver to kidnap me, someone broke in my house, someone watching me through wcam

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I know that I have moderate anxiety and possiblity mild depression but my mom tells me it’s normal and my dad doesn’t believe in mental illnesses. What do I do?

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Do some psychiatrist's use spirituality with my treatment?

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How do I become mentally stable without help from any professionals or medication?

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Can an underage person ask for therapy here on 7cups?

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I ask myself the same questions everyday. Why?

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I was just wondering, why do people think I'm crazy?

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I'm really concerned and like to know are therapists verified for safety?

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How can I get my mind stable for various thinking?

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How do I get a GI doctor if no one will make an appt because I go to OHSU?

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