Mental Illness Awareness Week

Last month, millions of Americans acknowledged significant public health observances—National Recovery and Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Both September events shine a light on mental illness and behavioral health disorders. When people do not receive the help they need or don’t feel safe asking for assistance, the risks are high. As we pointed out in previous… Continue reading Mental Illness Awareness Week

Mental Health Services Receive Funding

People who do not receive help for mental health disorders are at considerable risk. Such individuals are likely to engage in behaviors that can further complicate their lives. Men and women who struggle with disorders like depression are significantly more prone to engage in hazardous drug and alcohol use and commit acts of self-harm. The… Continue reading Mental Health Services Receive Funding