Each year, 58 million Americans experience mental disorders – that’s one in five 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.