In-depth

Causes

Alcohol use disorder

Complications

Suicide and suicidal thoughts

Coping and support

Mental health: Overcoming the stigma of mental illness

Staging an intervention

Definition

Mental health

Curious about mental health? Discover what shapes the definitions of mental health and mental illness.

Risk factors

Depression

Symptoms

Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.

Childhood mental illness

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

Treatments and drugs

Deep brain stimulation

This treatment uses electrodes implanted in your brain to treat a number of neurological conditions, such as Parkinson's disease.

Electroconvulsive therapy

When other treatments haven't worked, ECT may be an option. Set aside preconceived notions and learn about benefits and risks.

Mental health providers

Looking for a mental health provider but not sure where to start? Here are tips, questions to ask and issues to consider.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is one way to treat many mental illnesses. See how therapy is used and which type may be best for you.

Transcranial magnetic stimulation

Transcranial magnetic stimulation is a form of brain stimulation, sometimes used when standard depression treatments haven't worked.

Vagus nerve stimulation

Vagus nerve stimulation may be an option when traditional epilepsy treatment doesn't work.

May 03, 2014