Mental Health
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What is Mental Health?

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health disorders are fairly common and can arise due to a variety of causes. These include but are not limited to stress, anxiety, trauma, phobias, and illness. Some examples of mental health disorders are depicted in the image below.

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The Reality Is...

1 in 5 U.S. adults (47.6 million people) experience mental illness each year.
1 in 25 U.S. adults (11.4 million people) experience serious mental illness each year.
1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 (7.7 million people) experience a mental health disorder each year.
50% of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 14, and 75% by age 24.
Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among people aged 10-34.

Data taken from National Alliance on Mental Illness.