Women's Mental Health
Women may experience mental illnesses differently than men. Some disorders can appear with different symptoms.
Some disorders are more common in women--nearly twice as many women as men are affected by depression or anxiety disorders. Other common mental illnesses affecting women eating disorders and bipolar disorder. Learn more>
Cynthia talks about living with depression. This is one in a series of videos with real stories of women with mental illnesses as part of the American Psychiatric Association's Healthy Minds. Healthy Lives. program. Learn more >
We are all saddened when hearing of individuals who have died because of overdoses of heroin or pain medications. It is important to realize that help is available and that effective treatment can help restore productive lives. In the latest HealthyMinds blog Dr. John Renner and Dr. Frances Levin talk about opioid treatments. HEALTHY MINDS BLOG.
The American Psychiatric Foundation's
Typical or TroubledTM program helps teachers and others to identify and help troubled youth. An estimated 90% of people who develop a mental disorder show warning signs in their teens. Learn more >
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