Mental illness can affect people of any age, ethnicity, religion or income. In fact, an estimated 26 percent of Americans age 18 and older suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder per year. That’s one in four adults diagnosed with a mental illness. The truth is, at some point we all cross paths with mental health challenges, whether it is a family member, friend, co-worker, neighbor or ourselves. Mental health challenges are the leading cause of disability in the United States and can affect everyone in the community.
Learn more about different mental illnesses and how they impact individuals and their loved ones.