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Mental health facts
Any part of your body can get a disease. This includes your brain.
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 U.S.
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How common is mental illness?
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:
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These anonymous inventories can help you determine whether you should seek help overcoming alcohol / drug abuse, anxiety or depression.