Learn About Mental Health


The facts on mental health conditions in our country are astounding.

  • 20% of youth ages 13-18 live with a mental health condition
  • 1 in 5 adults experience a mental illness in a given year
  • 1 in 25 people live with a serious mental illness
  • 10.2 million adults have co-occuring mental health and addiction disorders
  • Depression is the leading cause of disability nationwide
  • Serious illness costs us $193.2 billion a year in lost wages
  • 90% of people that die by suicide have an underlying mental illness

Help yourself or someone you love by learning more about mental health. Get a start by checking out the resources below and start the conversation.

Signs & Symptoms
Crisis & Emergency Services
Information Referral Numbers

Useful Links

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION
NIMH · SUICIDE PREVENTION
AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION
SAVE
SURVIVING THE TEENS / SUICIDE
SUICIDE PREVENTION RESOURCE CENTER

Groups Who are Changing the Stigma
  • Buzzfeed and Suicide the Ripple Effect teamed up to help bring awareness to those suffering.

  • The Mental Health Foundation, the leading UK charity in mental health, goes beyond the answer: “I’m fine”.

  • ABC News’ Robin Roberts interviews Naomi Judd on her ‘debilitating’ depression, how it affected her relationships with her daughters and how she made steps to change her life.