Curious about how the mind works? A career in mental health might be a good fit for you! There are many different options if you're interested in a career helping those who suffer from mental illnesses. If you love helping people in need, you'll be interested to learn more about mental health and how all the different kinds of illnesses are treated. Mental health professionals work with patients to help them recover or manage many mental health problems, including depression, grief, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, and eating disorders, to name a few.