Mental illness is often thought of only as an adult concern. But about half of mental illnesses begin to reveal themselves in childhood. What is the state of children’s mental health and how is it different from that of adults?

Young People and Mental Health

Mental illness is often thought of only as an adult concern. But about half of mental illnesses begin to reveal themselves in childhood. ---A long going, largely ignored epidemic gripping our youth well into their adult lives.

The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that more than 45 million Americans have a mental illness in any given year. Learn more about 5 types.

Infographic: 5 Types of Mental Illness

The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that more than 45 million Americans have a mental illness in any given year. Learn more about 5 types.

Despite the fact nearly 44 million American adults live with some form of mental illness, there is still a huge stigma attached to mental health conditions.

Despite the fact nearly 44 million American adults live with some form of mental illness, there is still a huge stigma attached to mental health conditions.

Websites and Articles Sacred Self Love A blog dedicated to self care and self love Best Personal Development Podcasts If you want to get your podcast on check out this list 81 Awesome Mental Health Resources for When You Can’t Afford Therapy Trust me, I know therapy is freaking expensive. This...

List of Mental Health Resources

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#9: Mental Health America is a website that offers mental health information regarding PTSD.  This website discusses symptoms of PTSD, treatments such as cognitive behavioral therapy and exposure therapy, medication, support groups, relaxation, excise, and keeping a journal.

Mental Health America of San Diego County is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental disorders and achieving victory over mental illnesses through advocacy, education, research and service.

These key facts and statistics about mental health problems can help to challenge the myths that can contribute to the stigma that many people still face.  It’s so important that we challenge these

Myths/facts

The Kid & I. An interactive story and learning tool to help young people address mental health stigma and discrimination.

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Ways to raise mental health awareness and advocate for mental illness. Let's move towards be stigma free!

How to Raise Mental Health Awareness

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SSDI and SSI: Similar but Different Disability Programs

Many people don’t understand the differences between supplemental security income (SSI) and social security disability insurance (SSDI).

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IMPORTANT: how depression physically disables your brain from creating new neurons

This is a fantastic infographic about anxiety. Anxiety is a co-morbid disorder with ADHD and ADD. Anxiety affects women at a higher rate than men, it is important for us to understand the link between anxiety, ADHD and ADD

Anxiety: Defining & Understanding

This is a fantastic infographic about anxiety. Anxiety is a co-morbid disorder with ADHD and ADD. Anxiety affects women at a higher rate than men, it is important for us to understand the link between anxiety, ADHD and ADD

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