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Mental Illness Disrupts Lives
Mental Disorders involve an extensive variety of mental health conditions that lessen an individual’s capacity to adapt to the ordinary demands of life, disrupting:
- Behavior (uncontrolled anger, addiction)
- Daily functioning
Each year, the occurrence of severe mental disorders affect about 6 percent, or 1 in 17 adults, in the United States, as reported by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).
Some of the more common disorders include:
- Debilitating anxiety
- Chronic stress
Mental Disorders CAN Be Beat
Fortunately, highly effective therapies for serious mental disorders are available today.
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 70 to 90 percent of patients experience significant reduction of symptoms and improved quality of life with a combination of pharmacological and psychosocial treatments and counseling services.
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