Each year, 58 million Americans experience mental disorders – that’s 1 in 5 American families. But a majority never seek treatment. Why? Because mental illness is misunderstood. Many people don’t recognize the different types of mental illness, and those suffering with it are often stigmatized.
Left untreated, mental illness can ruin lives. Understand the different types of mental illness and the basics of treatment for mental illness. The first step in helping yourself, a family member or a friend is to learn more.
Be Smart. Be Well. Mental Health is video stories, resources, tips and tools to help overcome the stigma of mental illness. Learn the importance of early diagnosis and treatment for mental illness. besmartbewell.com/mentalhealth/