Our mental health refers to our state of mind and our ability to cope with the everyday things that are going on around us. Someone with ‘good’ mental health usually feels capable of dealing with the different everyday situations that they find themselves in. When we have ‘poor’ mental health, the day to day occurrences are a struggle. All we may need is some education, someone to hear us, somewhere safe to speak. A simplified definition of mental health, but it’s quite normal for everyone to have mental health issues – that is, to go through ups and downs.
A mental illness, is quite different and often requires intervention and definitely a diagnosis by a Medical Professional, such as a GP, Psychologist and/or Psychiatrist. Even then, there is hope. Even then, there is help. At Medical on Miami we can assist in finding a way forward.