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Mental Illness: How can you tell the signs?

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Host Naimah Latif

Host Naimah Latif


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The term mental illness stems from a chemical imbalance in the brain that leads to erratic behavior, but is often misunderstood as merely lack of self control. Personal issues involving mental illness cause us to re examine this, which includes everything from Alzheimers Disease, to Bi-polar Disorder, to Paranoid Schizoprenia.  How do we recognize when onesmbehavior may be the result of a chemical imbalance and how do we treat it? How do we learn compassion for those struggling with mental illness and how do we help them recognize it and get help when they need it?