Signs and symptoms of mental illness
Talk to your
primary care provider if you experience signs or symptoms of a mental health condition, such as:
Aches and pains, such as headaches and stomach aches, without an obvious cause
Avoiding friends and social activities
Big mood swings
Changes in eating habits
Changes in sleeping habits
Difficulty thinking, remembering or making decisions
Feeling sad, hopeless, guilty or worthless
Feeling irritable, restless, frustrated or discouraged
Loss of interest and enjoyment in activities
Low energy or feeling tired all the time
Misuse of alcohol or drugs, including prescription painkillers Seeing or hearing things that aren’t there
Trouble doing daily activities or handling daily problems
If you’re worried you might hurt yourself or someone else, get help right away.
Call 9-1-1 or visit the closest emergency room.
Mental health screenings
Expect your ProHealth Medical Group primary care provider to ask about your thoughts, moods and actions during your yearly checkups. That’s because your mental health is an important part of your overall well-being.