First Aid to Mental Illness: A Practical Guide for
Patients and Caregivers
Why Mental Health First Aid? First aid for common physical
problems is well established. Simplified approaches for emergency situations such as cardiopulmonary
resuscitation (CPR) and common concept such as the ABC have been developed, taught, and applied, saving millions
frequency of emotional problems, there are limited simplified approaches to deal with mental illness. Most
existing approaches are used to help health care professionals and are not geared towards patients and
It is not surprising
that emotional disorders are often overlooked. In fact, suffering individuals tend to get worse and become
functionally impaired. If their situation further deteriorates, they eventually become a
threat to themselves and others.
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What this book can offer?
This book attempts to simplify complex
approaches to common mental or emotional illnesses. It provides basic information to help symptomatic individuals
and their caregivers recognize the presence of emotional difficulty by identifying the common signs and symptoms
present in psychiatric illnesses.
Moreover, this book provides basic
approaches for early remedy and intervention. If successfully applied, these first aid mental health interventions
may prevent emotional problems from worsening.
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