Did You Know?

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorder in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults (18%) in the United States age 18 and older

Major Depression is the leading cause of disability for Americans between the ages of 15 and 44

5.7 million Americans suffer from bipolar and 1.4 million from OCD

1 out of every 10 women suffer from PTSD, twice as many as men

1 in 5 children (ages 13-18) have or will have a serious mental illness

Addiction is common in people with mental health problems since alcohol and drugs are often used to self-medicate the symptoms of mental illness

Mental illnesses carry a high risk of suicide and more than 90% of those who die by suicide have a diagnosable illness

Suicide was the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S. in 2013…that year saw more than 41,000 deaths, more than that of automobile accidents

You are not alone…and there is hope!