Did you know that ….
- Almost 1 in 5 adults in the United States live with mental illness
- In 2016 that ratio represented approximately 44.7 million people that are at least 18 years old
- 44.7 million = 18.3% of adult population
- The highest prevalence of mental illness involves young adults ages 18-25
Did you realize that so many people were living among you who deal with some sort of mental illness? Mental illness can range from mild to severe. It can be mental, emotional, or behavioral in nature. Examples include anxiety, compulsions, fear, depression to name a few. These people include your neighbors, your family, your coworkers, your friends. That person may very well be you. As a matter of fact, I realized that person was me. …