Understanding TreatmentSearch for Providers
Treatments for mental illnesses today are usually effective. Individually tailored treatment plans that combine effective medication, psychosocial treatments and other supports can substantially improve quality of life and reduce symptoms for 70 to 90 percent of individuals.
With appropriate care, most people with mental disorders can lead fulfilling, independent lives and manage the effects of their illness.
- What is Mental Health?
- What is Mental Illness?
- Common Mental Disorders
- Mental and Emotional Health Concerns
- Understanding Treatment
- Types of Mental Health Professionals
- Types of Treatment
- Treatment Settings
- Preparing for Your Visit
- More Ways to Support Your Mental Health
- Glossary of Mental Health Terms
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