If there is a mental illness detected there are many options for treatment Many

If there is a mental illness detected there are many

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If there is a mental illness detected, there are many options for treatment. Many people achieve strength and recovery through participating in individual or group treatment. Others benefit from Psychotherapy, the therapeutic treatment of mental illness provided by a trained mental health professional. Psychotherapy explores thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and seeks to improve an individual’s well-being. Medications have also been seen to significantly improve the symptoms of patients suffering from bad mental health. Although, psychotherapy paired with medication has been found to be the most effective way to promote recovery. It's important to recognize that treatment differs from person to person because not all cases are the same. The severity of the case is used to determine what will work best for the patient. Physicians stress the importance of mental health treatment because it is essential to maintain a well-balanced mind set. This is something that should be normalized in the country. According to the article, “Healthy Minds–Healthy Kids: Integrating Care”, primary care needs to improve and offer more mental health services. They also stated how the United States were dead last when it came to access, equity, efficiency, quality, and indices of healthy lives. This just means that the nation must work harder together to normalize psychological disorders and to support others. Now what could happen if one doesn’t take care of their mental health? As stated before, poor mental health can turn into a mental illness, which is even harder to treat. “The poor often bear the greater burden of mental disorders, both in terms of the risk in having a mental disorder and the lack of access to treatment. Constant exposure to
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Lia Genna ENG1020 3/4/20 severely stressful events, dangerous living conditions, exploitation, and poor health in general all contribute to the greater vulnerability of the poor. The lack of access to affordable treatment makes the course of the illness more severe and debilitating, leading to a vicious circle of poverty and mental health disorders that is rarely broken” (World Health Organization). This states how lack of treatment can make the symptoms worse and harder to correct. People who are fortunate enough to have access to good healthcare should take advantage of that. The good news is that mental illness is treatable and that most individuals with mental illness continue to function in their daily lives. According to the World Health Report, “Up to 60% of people with depression can recover with a proper combination of antidepressant drugs and psychotherapy” (Kandice). The sooner they get help, the better outcomes they will have. It's common for some people to shy away from the doctor because of fear. Even if they aren't scared of the doctors themselves, they could be afraid of what they might find out. Avoiding medical care won’t make the disease go away. To support, it has been proven that
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