Behavioral Health Conditions & Illnesses
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
ADHD may cause trouble sitting still or paying attention. Someone with ADHD may also have trouble controlling impulses.
Alcohol Use Disorder
Alcohol use disorder is an unhealthy pattern of drinking that leads to problems in your life. Drinking can affect your physical and mental health, your family and social life, your work life and more.
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.
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.
Substance Use Disorder
Substance use disorder is the use of substances, including illicit drugs, prescription drugs or over-the-counter drugs, that leads to problems in your life. Substance use can affect your physical and mental health, your family and social life, your work life and more.
Suicidal ideation, or having suicidal thoughts, means thinking about or planning suicide. Certain thoughts, feelings and actions can be signals that let you know you may need help. The best thing you can do is watch for signs that you may be at risk. Then, ask for help. Talk to your regular health care provider or seek help from a mental health provider.