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1 H EALTHY L IVING P ROJECT How Does Mental Illness Affect Your Social Life?

2 HOW DOES MENTAL ILLNESS AFFECT YOUR FRIENDS ?

3 IT CAN AFFECT YOUR FRIENDS IN MANY WAYS It could affect people having friends. By say if you had add you could get very angry at Your friends and if got to the violent stage which Most of the people with add do you could cause Physical harm to people around you and then lose friends

4 HOW CAN MENTAL ILLNESS AFFECT YOUR FAMILY?

5 HOW CAN IT AFFECT YOUR FAMILY Mental illness can affect your family in many different ways in one way it can have a huge financial impact on the family because the treatment needed to help the mental illness. In another way it can give their family mental problems to because of the stress cause by the illness

6 HOW DOES HAVING A MENTAL ILLNESS AFFECT YOUR WORK?

7 T HE ANSWER DEPENDS ON THE PERSON WHO IS AFFECTED. It may or may not affect you and your workspace. You will be aware if it affects your work This is what might happen if you get affected: You get distracted a lot Short attention span Lack of stamina Can only do a certain amount of tasks at a time Difficulty working in groups Harder to hear constructive feedback Difficulty with changes in working area.

8 HOW CAN HAVING A MENTAL ILLNESS AFFEECT YOUR SCHOOL LIFE?

9 T HE EFFECTS CAN DEPEND ON THE SCHOOL, STUDENTS AND STUDENT AFFECTED. It depends from person to person of how it will affect you. Bullying might happen at school but you will notice if it affects your school work Ways it might affect you differ from disease and person: Short attention span Lack of stamina Difficulty working in groups, etc And people may bully you and make you depressed.

10 HOW DOES BEING MENTALLY ILL AFFECT YOU IN LIFE?

11 I T CAN AFFECT YOUR LIFE IN MANY DIFFERENT WAYS DEPENDING ON THE ILLNESS AND PERSON. Fifteen year old Sarah and sixteen year old Michelle’s Story. (Anxiety and Depression) OCD can cause paranoia. Fourteen year old John’s story.

12 CAN GETTING BULLIED MAKE YOU MENTALLY ILL?

13 Y ES, GETTING BULLIED CAN MAKE YOU MENTALLY ILL Getting Bullied can affect a child’s physical and mental health. Jax’s Story- Couldn’t face going to school Eyewitness of bullying Effects until adulthood.

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15 Y ES, MENTAL ILLNESS DOES AFFECT YOUR SELF - ESTEEM AND PEOPLE AROUND YOU. Wouldn’t enjoy life and enjoy things that they used to like as much as before. Drifting away from family and friends. Affects family members; live, work and emotions. Mentally ill people feel isolated; cry and complain a lot; question their own worth.

16 CONCLUSION So in conclusion mental illness does affect your social life because it affects your family friend and work life as well as your social school environment, and if your school has bullying in it, it might create new forms of mental illnesses.

17 R EFERENCES Mancuso, L.L (2007) “How does mental illness affect my work performance?” Available 24 June “Prevention Of Mental Disorders”(2004) Available: evention_of_mental_disorders_sr.pdf 27/6/2011 evention_of_mental_disorders_sr.pdf


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