Seven Facts Everyone Needs to Know About Mental Illnesses

Seven Must-know Facts About Mental Illnesses 3May is Mental Health Awareness Month and it’s the perfect time to learn more about the mental health conditions that affect 43.8 million Americans every year—including people you know. Learning about mental illnesses is the first step to standing up against stigma and supporting those who struggle.

1. Mental illness is common.

Mental illnesses are more common than cancer, diabetes or heart disease. One in five Americans experiences an episode of mental illness each year. Continue reading