Mental Health Awareness Week
This year Mental Health Awareness week is from October 6 to October 12.
World Mental Health Day and National Depression Screening Day is October 10. Self-care is often overlooked; make it a point to get a checkup from the neck up!
You can use the following link to try a screening tool provided by Mental Health America. You can access their screening tools at: https://screening.mhanational.org/screening-tools, spread the word!
Behavioral Health Statistics:
- According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression will be the largest cause of ill health in the world by 2030.
- Nearly 1 in 5 American adults will have a diagnosable mental health condition in any given year.
- ADHD, addiction and adolescent depression are increasing at alarming rates.
- Suicide continues to be the 10th leading cause of death in the United States
For more information about Mental Health Awareness week, please visit the following resources: