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Mental illness does not discriminate.
But sometimes people do.

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57.7 million Americans will experience a mental health challenge in a given year.
The good news about mental illness is that recovery is possible.

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Mental illnesses can affect persons of any age, race, religion, or income.
People with mental illness can get better and many recover completely.

Masquerade Benefit: Please Join Us!

Join us for an enchanted evening as we host our 19th Annual Shining Stars Benefit. 

We Are Working On A Special Project.

More to share soon.

Our “Day in the Life of Recovery” project is coming along nicely! Stay tuned to learn more.

Mental Health Facts

Mental illness can be experienced by anybody regardless of age, gender, religion or socio-economic level.

  • Did You Know...

    Adults living with serious mental illness die 25 years earlier than other Americans.

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    Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death in the United States for people ages 10-24.

  • Did You Know...

    3.9% of adults in America have a mental illness and are uninsured. That is 8.1 million adults.

  • Did You Know...

    One-in-four adults – 57.7 million Americans – experience a mental disorder in a given year.

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    90% of those who die by suicide had a diagnosable psychiatric disorder at the time of their death.

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    Two out of five children in America who needed mental health treatment did not receive it.

*Facts adapted from the California Mental Health Services Authority and the report Parity or Disparity: The State of Mental Health in America 2015 by Mental Health America (MHA).