Behavioral Health Conditions & Illnesses
Alcohol Abuse and Dependence
Alcohol abuse means having unhealthy or dangerous drinking habits, such as drinking every day or drinking too much at a time.
Bipolar disorder is an illness that causes extreme mood changes from manic episodes of very high energy to the extreme lows of depression.
Borderline Personality Disorder
Borderline personality disorder is a mental illness that causes intense mood swings, impulsive behaviors, and severe problems with relationships and self-worth.
Depression is an illness that causes a person to feel sad and hopeless much of the time. It is different from normal feelings of sadness, grief, or low energy.
Drug Abuse and Dependence
Drug abuse is using drugs in a way that harms you or that leads you to harm others. Abuse can occur with illegal drugs, prescription drugs, or over-the-counter drugs.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder occurs when you feel worried and stressed about many everyday events and activities. Often the things you are worried about are small or not important.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a type of mental illness that causes repeated unwanted thoughts. To get rid of the thoughts, a person does the same tasks over and over.
Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder
A panic attack is a sudden, intense fear or anxiety that may make you short of breath or dizzy or make your heart pound. You may feel out of control. Some people believe they are having a heart attack or are about to die.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur after you have been through a traumatic event.
Schizophrenia is a severe brain disease that interferes with normal brain and mental function—it can trigger hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, and significant lack of motivation.
Social Anxiety Disorder
People with social anxiety disorder (or social phobia) are extremely anxious about what they will say or do in front of other people.