70% of Anoka County residents surveyed underestimated the prevalence of mental health concerns. Only 30% realized 1 in 4 people experience mental health concerns.
Mental illness has a biological basis similar to other medical conditions.
95% of Anoka County residents surveyed stated that they felt society should be more accepting of people with mental illness.
How Common Is it?
AS common as people with dark brown eyes. 1 in 4
AS common as IPhone customers. 1 in 4
MORE common than people owning grey cars. 1 in 6
MORE common than people with tattoos. 1 in 7
MORE common than left handed people. 1 in 10
YOU are not alone.
Mental Health is as important as physical health!
Mental illness can happen to anyone.
Mental illness crosses all boundaries of gender, race, and socio-economics.
Your mental wellness has a lot to do with your overall health, performance, and relationships. There are a wide range of mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and chemical dependency. The good news is that you don't have to deal with these issues alone.If you're concerned about yourself or someone you know, get more information and get the support you need. Research has shown that the earlier you get help the better.
To Learn more about a variety of mental and chemical health concerns, visit: www.samhsa.gov