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Did you know?

  • 1 in 5 people have a mental illness or addiction
  • 1 in 5 adults with mental illness have a co-occurring substance use disorder
  • The success rates for mental health treatment are comparable to rates for asthma, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
  • Addiction is a brain disease because the abuse of drugs leads to changes in the structure and function of the brain.

 

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 25-34 year olds and the second most-common cause of death in the U.S. Military.

  • There are 25 attempts for every death by suicide.
  • 90% of individuals who die by suicide have untreated mental illness-of those 60% have depression.

 

Trauma is a risk factor in nearly all behavior health disorders and can include:

  • Physical, emotional or sexual abuse
  • Grief and loss
  • Accidents and natural disaster
  • Witnessing acts of violence

 

We Believe:

  • People can and do recover and treatment works
  • Recovery emerges from hope
  • Recovery is self-directed and empowering
  • Recovery is building or rebuilding healthy families,
    social and personal relationships

 

*Data from National Council of Behavioral Health Care and Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration