Clinical depression affects 14.8 million Americans. bi-polar disorder – aka manic depression – affects more than 5.7 million Americans. And while schizophrenia and obsessive-compulsive disorder are less common, they too affect millions every year. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a real concern for our military and others who have experienced trauma And young people – especially teenagers – are vulnerable to a variety of mental illness, including depression, anxiety or eating disorders.
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