Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, experience mental illness in a given year. *NAMI
Due to lack of treatment and the stigma associated with mental health issues, mental illness costs American's 193.2 billion in lost wages per year*
Mood disorders, including major depression, and bipolar disorder, are the third most common cause of hospitalization in the U.S. for both youth and adults aged 18–44!
Break the silence. Engage. Learn. You never know what the person next to you is going through. Let's try and raise awareness on this issue so we can understand how we can help those around us effected by it... To learn more visit ---http://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-By-the-Numbers