In the United States, approximately 1 in 5 adults experiences mental illness in any given year. That is over 43 million people in America dealing with mental health challenges. When it comes to young people, approximately 1 in 5 youth between the ages of 13 and 18 experiences a severe mental disorder. The National Alliance on Mental Illness works to bring awareness, advocacy, and resources to the many Americans suffering from mental health issues. Check out the infographic above for striking statistics on the state of mental health in America.
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