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Why am i falling apart at 26? Single mom of 3&5 yo boys. I can't even work since 2010 and now herniated discs and list of mental health issues.

Why am i falling apart at 26?  Single mom of 3&5 yo boys. I can't even work since 2010 and now herniated discs and list of mental health issues.

Consider PPD: As you haven't been able to work for the past 3 years, and you're second child is 3, you could be suffering from the ravages of postpartum depression. 20 percent of all women who have babies develop the illnesses of depression or anxiety, which disrupt all systems of the body! call your primary doc. Investigate: edinburgh PPD screening test. Postpartum.Net. Carolinecribarimdphd.Com. Learn & treat. ...Read more

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What is it like to work in mental health facility?

What is it like to work in mental health facility?

See below: It's challenging as you're dealing with people in distress. It is also rewarding because people do get better. Working in a mental health facility requires flexibility, but also the ability to follow structure and ability to look at your own reactions to a client and monitor these reactions. Are there any specific aspects that interest you? ...Read more

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If you want to work in a mental health facility, are they able to check your background?

Yes: During the hiring process, you'd have to consent to a background check. Your references will be checked as well. ...Read more

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I tend to forget things at work. Could something be wrong with my mental health?

Too little info: A lot of things can cause forgetfullness. Stress, worry, anxiety, depression, multitasking, etc. But the only way to answer your question is for you to see a psychiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How can our mental health system work?

How can our mental health system work?

Your question is: important, but hard 2 answer in 400 characters. I hope that Obama Care will help improve the Mental Health system in our country. It is flawed largely due 2 the fact that mental health services are underfunded. Many people fail 2 see that psychotherapy can help reduce medical costs. Let your senators/congressmen know U want more mental health services covered by insurance ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i would like to work in mental health?

Personal therapy: There are lots of different kinds of work in the mental health field. Get therapy for yourself and it will help you know the best route to take in terms of school and training. Getting your own treatment is the best way to sustain and be helpful to others. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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If i've been given the next three years with mental health support and a social worker can I declare a disability at work?

If i've been given the next three years with mental health support and a social worker can I declare a disability at work?

Depends: The word "disability" usually refers a to situation, where due to a physical or mental condition, one is unable to perform their usual work-related duties. In matters of employment, one would turn to their human resources department to understand what if any benefits they may be due. A diagnosis, or in this case, a set of treatment recommendations, does not automatically mean one is disabled. ...Read more

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Do people work in mental health if you have been sectioned & history of mental illness?

Do people work in mental health if you have been sectioned & history of mental illness?

Employment: I suppose if you are not a safety risk, stable and able to perform your duties its ok to work in mental health after psych md clearance also you can fill our fmla in case fof crisis. ...Read more

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Bullying happens in school, the work place, home, kids etc.. Is there a mental health diagnosis for why people bully others?

Bullying happens in school, the work place, home, kids etc.. Is there a mental health diagnosis for why people bully others?

Nonspecific: Bullying can be a final common pathway of behavior for a wide variety of reasons. There is no specific psychiatric diagnosis that matches bullying. Certainly things in such a person's history -- like being mistreated or abused at home -- may be a factor. But it's not an excuse, and bullying must be stopped. If the bully has been through trauma, s/he needs help as well as firm limit-setting. ...Read more

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Every time i see my psychiatrist and mental health nurse they never listen to me. My medication is not working like how it used to work and i was able to do things ?

Every time i see my psychiatrist and mental health nurse they never listen to me. My medication is not working like how it used to work and i was able to do things ?

Frustrating: It could be very helpful for you to see a therapist along with your psychiatrist. Let your psychiatrist and mental health nurse know that you feel like you need more support and someone who can take the time to really listen to you. Good luck and best wishes to you. ...Read more

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