What is mental illness?
Mental illness is a medical condition which affects the brain and can cause a chemical imbalance. Mental illness can affect a person's thoughts, moods, and emotions; how they relate to others; and their ability to manage daily tasks.

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1. What is mental illness?
2. What are the most common types of mental illness?
3. What are some of the most effective treatments for mental illness?
4. What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist?
5. What is a psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse?
6. What type of program is Blue Earth County Mental Health Center and how is it staffed?
7. What is the SCCBI Psychiatric Services Hub?
8. What counties are included in the South Central Community Based Initiative (SCCBI)?
9. How are referrals to Blue Earth County Mental Health Center made?
10. How are services through Blue Earth County Mental Health Center paid?
11. Where is the Blue Earth County Mental Health Center located?
12. What are some of the housing alternatives for individuals with mental illness?
13. What are Intensive Residential Treatment Services (IRTS)?
14. What are Community Behavioral Health Hospitals (CBHHs)?
15. What are Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS)?
16. What services are offered by South Central Crisis Center and where is it located?