Afonso Fernandes N1 10D -MENTAL HEALTH
Afonso Fernandes (afonsovbf)
Created on May 28, 2023
ENGLISH ORAL PRESENTATION
THE importance of
By: Afonso Fernandes N1 10D
7. strategies to care for mental health
6. warning signs
5. common mental illnesses
4. IMPORTANCE OF MENTAL HEALTH
3. FACTORS AFFECTING MENTAL HEALTH
2. What is mental health?
WHAT IS MENTAL HEALTH?
Emotional, Psychological and Social Balance
SLEEP AND REST
Sufficient and quality sleep
Building and maintaining positive relationships
Manage one's emotions in a healthy and constructive way
Understanding one's thoughts, emotions, qualities, values
Ability to adapt and bounce back from negativity
Having belief and trust in one's abilities, skills, and worth
Physical or sexual abuse, violence, natural disasters, accidents, neglect...
Work, academic pressure, financial issues, personal relationships...
Race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or mental health conditions
Societal expectations, cultural norm, and peer pressure
Imbalances in brain chemistry, hormonal changes, and genetic predispositions
Genetics, family history
Family dynamics, education, and relationships within the family
Lack of social support, feelings of loneliness or social isolation
Substance abuse, unhealthy diet, lack of physical activity, and inadequate sleep
- Overall Well-Being and Self Love- Physical Health- Relationships and Social Connections- Resilience and Coping Skills- Productivity and Achievement- Prevention and Early Intervention- Reduced Stigma
Mental health affects every aspect of our lives
of MENTAL HEALTH
Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge-eating disorderUnhealthy relationships with food, body image, and distorted eating patterns
Difficulty in sustaining attention, hyperactivity, and impulsive behavior
Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), Panic disorder, Social Anxiety disorder, and specific phobias.Excessive and persistent worry, fear, or unease that can interfere with daily activities.
Persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and loss of interest or pleasure in activities
Recurring, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors or rituals (compulsions) that individuals feel compelled to perform to alleviate anxiety or distress.
Mood disorder Aternating periods of intense mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes
Affects a person's perception of reality, thoughts, emotions, and behavior.Hallucinations, delusions, disorganized thinking.
Experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event.Intrusive memories, flashbacks, nightmares, avoidance of reminders, and heightened arousal.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
MENTAL HEALTH IN PORTUGAL
Headaches, unexplained pains and stomachaches
Thoughts of self-harm, suicide, feeling trapped.
Social withdrawal and isolation
Irritability, mood swings, or unexplained anger
Persistent sadness, hopelessness, or a feeling of emptiness
OF BAD MENTAL HEALTH
Concentration, decision making or memory.
Loss of interest or pleasure in activities you once enjoyed
Changes in appetite, significant weight loss or gain, or sleep patterns
Fatigue, low energy, or a lack of motivation to engage in daily tasks
Excessive worrying, anxiety, or "fear"
- Seek Help and Support- Meditation- Balance Work and Leisure- Limit Screen time
- Self-Care- Healthy Lifestyle- Social Connections- Stress Management
to care for Mental Health