Mental health conditions affect a person’s thinking, feelings,
mood, ability to relate to others and everyday life. These conditions, like
many other medical conditions, are common and treatable.
Mental health conditions and addiction can affect anyone. If
you or a loved one is having difficulties coping, it's important to know you
are not alone.
In collaboration with the World Health Organization, writer and illustrator Matthew Johnstone tells the story of overcoming the "black dog of depression."
Facts on mental health and addiction are from the National
Alliance on Mental Illness.
Joe Clubb, vice president of operations, Allina Health Mental Health and Addiction Services
If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis and need to talk to someone, call:
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.