MAOI – MONOAMINE OXIDASE INHIBITORS
A type of medication used to treat depression and other mood disorders.
These are serious mental health problems that people can sometimes have for a long time. These often require treatment from mental health specialists and/or medication.
How ready and able you are to develop and learn and grow up with enjoyment and confidence.
MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2007
What the law says about going into a psychiatric hospital against your will and your rights.
MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS
Feelings you have when things get ‘too much’ so that they get in the way of you leading your life. Some people sometimes also use the words ‘emotional and behavioural problems’ to describe mental health problems.
MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALISTS
Professionals who are trained to understand and help people with mental health problems such as psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, psychotherapists, art therapists, play therapists and counsellors.
People with a mental illness have a mental disorder that causes problems in everyday life. They will get help from mental health specialists and may take medication.
A range of conditions which disturb a person’s mood e.g. depression
MP – MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT
An elected person who represents your area in government.