Mental Illnesses

There are many types of mental illnesses. Below you will find a short list of common mental illnesses, followed by information on symptoms, causes, treatment, and related resources. This is not a complete list. For a more thorough list, and diagnostic criteria please refer to the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).

The information on the following pages does not replace the expertise of a health professional. If you or someone you know is experiencing symptoms of mental illness, contact a medical professional as soon as possible. Read more on how to find help.

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Ontario Shores Library

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Telephone: 905.430.4015
Fax: 905.430.4014
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Family Resource Centre

Hours:
Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Telephone: 905.430.4055 ext. 6970
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