Fighting the Stigma of Mental Illness
Suicide has increased (largely due to the prolonged poor economic conditions) [Medical News Today]
90%+ of those who die by suicide have a diagnosable mental illness. [National Institute of Mental Health]
One out of five people are dealing wth a mental illness in any given year… this means that
EVERYBODY KNOWS SOMEBODY who is living with a mental illness!
Of the 20% living with a mental illness, many haven not received any treatment largely due to the stigma!