Resources For Mental Health Awareness Month

The month of May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month.  Consider these data from the National Alliance on Mental Illness:

  • 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year, but less than half get treatment.
  • Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among people aged 10–34 and the 10th leading cause of death overall in the U.S.
  • 4% of youth in the juvenile justice system have a diagnosed mental illness.
  • 41% of Veteran’s Health Administration patients have a diagnosed mental illness or substance use disorder.

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