Mental health related issues in America has long been an area in healthcare that has often been overlooked. Your deadly seriousness (taking yourself too seriously) encourages the attitude that a mature adult should not let herself be so optimistic and thus mental health is jeopardized. For severe or chronic conditions, a visit to a physician may be necessary, but relief can often be obtained by over the counter treatments, such as topical creams, antacids or the many available pain relieving medications.
“Mood disorders are physical illnesses that effect the brain. They may feel such relief that you noticed and took time to ask them about it that the problem will simply resolve itself by talking it out with you. Another important factor for health is timing, because an unhealthy activity at one time usually does not affect health, while a long-term unhealthy behavior can lead to ill health and ultimately to serious illness.
Firstly, in the interest of openness and credibility, I will say that I have several family members who have been seriously mentally ill. The American system as those in many other countries is becoming over-taxed with teenagers suffering both brain and psychological problems often these are the direct result of previous drug abuse.
Instead of helping the person become independent, there is a tendency to make the person dependent on medication. The unconscious mind also cures physical diseases, helps you solve existential and social problems, or even your simple daily problems. Both biological and environmental reasons contribute in mental disorder in a child.
God will help the human race understand the importance of goodness for our mental stability and for our happiness. Between the numerous challenges a person faces through work, family, friends, and basic living can be stressful enough. From simply connecting with them in a non-judgemental way and offering help to the most dramatic solution of involuntary commitment by a Mental Health Officer, you can get help when needed.