Mental health warning signs

Learn warning signs of mental illness so you can get help for yourself or a loved one. Earlier treatment may help prevent your condition from getting worse and improve your quality of life.

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

Crisis care

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.

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Contact us

You’ll need a referral for behavioral and mental health services at ProHealth Care. To learn more:

  • Talk to your ProHealth Medical Group primary care doctor, or
  • Call our screening and assessment team at 262-928-4036.

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