If the feeling of anxiety and distress has lasted over six months, it may be considered a mental disorder.
Generalised anxiety disorder
Psychotherapy is a form of treatment based on the interaction of two or more people. In psychotherapy, a person talks with a psychotherapist or in a therapy group, for example, about the things they need help processing.
Bipolar affective disorder
Bipolar affective disorder, also known as bipolar disorder, used to be called manic depression. Bipolar affective disorder is a chronic disorder, which is strongly hereditary. The disorder is characterised by unusual mood swings.
Grief usually results from a loss, such as the death of a loved one, end of a relationship or loss of a job. Grief is a personal experience and everyone has the right to grieve in their own way.
Seeking help for adolescents suffering from mental health problems
Psychological problems are quite common during adolescence. It has been estimated that about one in every five adolescents experiences depression, anxiety or excessive irritability, which has a negative effect on family relationships and friendship, as well as on school and hobbies.
Joint Action on Mental Health and Wellbeing
The Finnish Association for Mental Health (FAMH) led the workpackage on integrating mental health in other public policies in the Joint Action on Mental Health and Wellbeing, which was being implemented by the European Commission and EU Member States in 2013-2016
Professional confidentiality of health care and social services personnel
Patients should be able to discuss their mental health problems openly with the person in charge of their treatment. The personnel in health care and social services must sign a confidentiality agreement. They cannot disclose your medical records to anyone without your consent.
Eating disorders are mental disorders in which people’s relationship with food, exercising, body image (the perception of personal appearance) or their general perception of themselves have a negative impact on their health.
Children's Safety Net
The poster "Children's Safety Net" is available also in print as well as a downloadable pdf.