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,
illustrator Matthew Johnstone tells the story of overcoming
"black dog of depression."
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