Mental illness or emotional problems can affect anyone. If you or a loved one is having difficulties coping, it's important to know you do not have to struggle alone.
Half of all Americans will experience a mental illness during their lifetime. The numbers of U.S. adults (age 18 and older) who suffer from mental illnesses:
In collaboration with the World Health Organization, writer and illustrator Matthew Johnstone tells the story of overcoming the "black dog of depression."
When you are mentally healthy you are able to handle challenges, stay resilient to setbacks, and build strong relationships. Follow these five tips for good mental health.
Allina Health's Patient Education Department, How Common is Mental Illness?, mh-ahc-14871; alcoholaddiction.info
Allina Health's Patient Education Department
Any part of your body can get a disease. This includes your
Anyone can get a mental illness at any time. It can start as a
result of a traumatic event or from a lot of stress.
Mental illnesses are the leading cause of disability in the