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Transforming the understanding
and treatment of mental illnesses.

Publications about Prevention

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5 Action Steps for Helping Someone in Emotional Pain

Infographic presents five steps for helping someone in emotional pain in order to prevent suicide. Steps include: Ask, Keep Them Safe, Be There, Help Them Connect, and Stay Connected.

En español

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My Mental Health: Do I Need Help?

This fact sheet presents information about how to assess your mental health and determine if you need help. It provides examples of mild and severe symptoms, as well as self-care activities and options for professional help.

En español

cover of NIMH publication Taking Control of Your Mental Health: Tips for Talking With Your Health Care Provider
Taking Control of Your Mental Health: Tips for Talking With Your Health Care Provider

This fact sheet provides five tips to help prepare and guide you on how to talk to your health care provider about your mental health and get the most out of your visit.

En español