May is Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month.
It brings attention to the need for screening and treatment.
The National Institute of Mental Health defines as a serious mental illness as a mental, behavioral or emotional disorder that limits one of more major life activities. The NIH also reports that there were about 45 million adults living with a mental illness in 2016. Of those, almost 10 and a half million were serious mental illnesses.
If you or anyone you know needs help with mental illness visit: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml