The mental state of a man determines the level of his success in life. Once the mental state of a man is destabilized, it would be difficult to maintain a certain level of advancement. This is the reason why mental health has become a very important aspect of medicine. It affects everyone and may take time to handle if care is not taken, over the years, there have been modifications and medical advancements that have made it easier to treat people with mental health problem.
We have lost thousands of people in Africa to mental health. Many were unable to get help before they took their lives while many died in ignorance.
What is mental health?
This is defined as the level of a man’s psychological well being; it can also be the absence of a mental disability in a man. This is the psychological state of a man who is seen working at a very satisfactory level of behavioral and emotional adjustment. From the level of a positive holism or psychology, mental health may involve a man’s ability to live life to its fullness and then create a certain balance that would be seen between efforts to produce a psychological resilience and life activities.
The well being of a man encompasses in the actualization of the man’s ability to cope with the day to day life, contribution to the society and actualization of the person’s intellectual. It is also known that the subjective assessments, cultural difference and the competitive professional theories can affect the mental health of a person.
Symptoms of a destabilized mental health
A person who has a breakdown in mental health can struggle with the following, depression, stress, grief, anxiety, learning disabilities, addiction and many more. It is the work of therapists, counselors, psychologists, life coaches, nurse practitioners, psychologists or physicians who can be able to handle such a condition. This is what they would be able to achieve with medication, counseling or therapy.
Mental health is the new field of medicine that is been given a priority around the world. A society with healthy mentally stabilized people would be able to achieve success unlike those who have challenges with their mental stability.
The stigma that is associated with mental health challenge is heavy on the families. This is the reason why it is imperative to maintain a healthy mental balance in life. A lot of factors can affect the stability of the mental health; drugs, grief, death, life challenges, depression and lots more. A lot of countries have spent millions of dollars to ensure that they are able to handle the mental state of their citizens.
A patient with mental health can be a threat to the society and self, this is the more reason why treatment should be enforced. If a crime is committed by such people, it happened without their will and they are not punished. To stop destruction and loss of life, it is important that the patients be quickly taken to where they should be treated.