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How You Can Help End the Silence

Mental Health Awareness Month The month of May is Mental Health Awareness month.  As an organization that advocates for individuals with mental illness, let us tell you why it’s important. Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or 18.5%—experiences mental illness in a given year. Approximately 1 in 25 adults in the U.S.—9.8 million, or 4.0%—experiences a serious mental illness in a given year that substantially interferes with or limits one or more major life activities. Approximately...

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