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Did You Know ... Facts about Mental Health in America

Mental Health in America from NAMI

1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experience a mental health condition each year and less than half receive treatment! Annually, mental illness affects: • 16% of Asian adults • 21% of Black/African American adults • 18% of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander adults • 21% of Hispanic adults • 27% of American Indian/Alaska Native adults • 24% of White adults • 35% of multiracial adults • 50% of LGB adults To learn more about the state of mental health in our country, and to discover how you can participate in sharing this important knowledge, check out the Mental Health Awareness Month website.


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