If you have a physical illness, you can usually count on help and understanding from the people around you. But if you have a mental health condition, it can be very different.
Even though attitudes are improving, campaigners say there is still a stigma attached to mental health problems.
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, and for our second special report, Katie Hunter's been looking at one project set up to change things for the better.
For our final day of Mental Health Awareness Week, we're looking at how mental health problems of a loved one affect friends and family.
For day three of Mental Health Awareness Week we are looking at dementia. We found out how it affects people's lives.
The symptoms of dementia can often be unnoticed at the start. Early diagnosis and finding the right support is important.