We are a national team of educated and devoted health and fitness professionals. We specialize in caring for, treating, and preventing chronic illness. We are dedicated to helping improve the quality of life of those suffering from mental disorders and their caregivers. We are passionate about enhancing awareness, and sharing the best resources with those with mental disorders.
Mental Disease in the U.S.
- One in four adults−approximately 61.5 million Americans experiences mental illness in a given year.
- 13.6 million−live with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, major depression or bipolar disorder.
- 14.8 million people−live with major depression.
- 42 million people−live with anxiety disorders, such as panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), generalized anxiety disorder and phobias.
Medical & Health Organization Resources
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need. www.nami.org
Cost Data Source: http://www.nami.org/factsheets/mentalillness_factsheet.pdf