Mental Health

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Mental health refers to a person’s emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It is important because it affects how we think and act in life, especially in stressful situations. On this page you will find information on mental health in general. You will also learn where to turn for help with mental health issues, including services that are free.

For information on specific mental health disorders, see our pages on the following topics:

For financial assistance with your medical cost, see our page on Free & Discounted Services or MedlinePlus’ page on Financial Assistance.

Resources selected by Terri Ottosen, Health Sciences Library, UNC-Chapel Hill,
Last reviewed March 15, 2022

Last updated March 15, 2022 at 4:08 pm