May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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Facts & Figures about Mental Health

  • 1 in 4 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year.
  • 1 in 20 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness each year.
  • 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 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 second leading cause of death among people aged 10-34.
  • The last 10 years have seen over one million Americans die from alcoholism, drug overdose, and suicide, that's one American lost every four minutes.
  • The number of suicides in 2016 was more than twice the number of homicides—44,965 suicides versus 19,362 murders.
  • Worldwide, depression is the most threatening leading cause of disability.


  • May marks Mental Health Awareness Month in which we aim to increase awareness of mental illness and mental disease by educating as well as facilitating open discussions for all.
  • While every day is mental illness or mental health day, May is a very important month for us all
  • Be sure to wear your green ribbons or wear green clothing.
  • "National Mental Health Awareness Month" is also known as Mental Health Month, and it has been celebrated in the United States in May each year since 1949, with millions of people getting involved through the media and local screenings.
  • Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual is capable of realizing their potential, can deal with the normal stresses of their everyday lives, can function responsibly and successfully in the workplace, and can contribute to their community.
  • Psychological, emotional, and social well-being all affect our mental health. As a result, it influences how we cope with stress, relate to others, and make choices. Every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence to adulthood, has a mental health component.
  • We must all work together quickly to control the mental illness epidemic!
  • Too many lives are lost due to non-acceptance and inadequate medical care of mental illness.
  • We are also losing too many lives to suicides, which is increasing at an alarming rate.
  • Both mental illnesses are usually brought on by stigma. Our goal should be to end Mental Illness now by increasing awareness and openly discussing mental illness.
  • Take care of your mental health by looking both ways: outward and inward at others and in yourself.
  • Increase your awareness, stop the stigma and stop suicide. Look at both ways of increasing awareness.
Because the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on people of all ages, there is now a greater need than ever to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health struggles because that stigma often prevents individuals from seeking support.
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