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  • Feeling like “Somethings just not quite right”

  • Feeling like your brain’s just not working right

  • Not able to do school work or one’s usual job

  • Uncharacteristic behavior

  • Heightened sensitivity to sights sounds, smells or touch

  • Belief that you have special powers

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Pre-Illness Phase – This phase can be a period of days weeks or years

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Psychotic Episodes

3.

Psychosis

4.

Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depression

Phases of Psychosis

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Myth: Teenagers don't suffer from "real" mental illnesses; they are just moody.

Fact: One in ten children and adolescents suffer from mental illness. Most severe mental illnesses start

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