Mental Health Awareness Month


 

 


1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year.
1 in 25 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness each year.
1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year.
50% of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 14, and 75% by age 24.

MENTAL ILLNESS

A mental illness is a condition that affects a person’s thinking, feeling, behavior or mood. These conditions deeply impact day-to-day living and may also affect the ability to relate to others. If you have — or think you might have — a mental illness, the first thing you must know is that you are not aloneMental health conditions are far more common than you think, mainly because people don’t like to, or are scared to, talk about them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dickinson County Communities That Care ~

Mental Health Awareness Campaign on Facebook

Need Immediate Help In A Crisis

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Call 800-273-TALK (8255)

If you or someone you know is in crisis—whether they are considering suicide or not—please call the toll-free Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) to speak with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.

Crisis Text Line – Text NAMI to 741-741 or call  800-950-NAMI

Connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.

National Sexual Assault Hotline – Call 800-656-HOPE (4673)

Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline. Free help, 24/7.

National Domestic Violence Hotline – Call 800-799-SAFE (7233)

Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.

CRISIS SERVICES AVAILABLE 24/7

Call 1-800-750-0522