May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Courtesy: MGN

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:

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