Common mental health conditions

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Understanding symptoms and treatment options

Mental health conditions are more common than most people realize. And in times of extreme stress, even more people experience symptoms that affect their daily lives — which is normal and expected. Sometimes these symptoms go away when stress subsides, but sometimes they don’t. Either way, with support, you can find healthy ways to cope with emotional problems, overcome challenges, and build resilience.


More emotional health issues

Explore the common signs and symptoms of different mental health conditions, and find out how they’re typically treated. Everyone’s experience is different, but it’s important to know that these conditions are common and treatable — and support is available.


Find Your Words — starting conversations about mental health

Talking about mental health isn’t always easy, but it’s more important than ever. By starting the conversation, you can connect with people who can help you — or help someone else find support. 

Find Your Words is Kaiser Permanente’s public mental health awareness resource, where members and nonmembers can find:

  • Tips for building resilience and reducing stress
  • Help talking about mental health with others
  • Information about available resources
  • Links to peer support and professional care



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