A person can be physically addicted to drugs and alcohol, but there are emotional addictions too


The loss of a loved one is a major life event and one that can benefit from seeking help

Bipolar disorder

A person with bipolar disorder (which used to be called manic depression) experience extreme mood changes

Domestic violence

Domestic violence can take the form of physical, psychological, sexual or financial abuse

Eating disorders

Anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating are types of eating disorders which can be treated with therapy 

Gender dysphoria

A person with gender dysphoria has a gender identity that does not match their sexual characteristics


Regularly going without sufficient sleep can be physically and emotionally exhausting

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

A person with OCD has a pattern of obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviour


Phobias are extreme and unrealistic fears that lead people to avoid those fears


Schizophrenia is a severe mental illness that affects the way a person thinks, feels and behaves

Sexual abuse

Being a victim of sexual abuse as a child or adult has serious repercussions for levels of trust


High levels of stress can lead to serious mental and physical health problems if not addressed