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It’s estimated that one in five Americans will experience a mental health issue during their lifetime, and one in 20 will develop a serious mental illness. The good news is that recovery is possible. Learn how to recognize the warning signs and what actions you can take to help.

Watch these videos of young people telling their own stories. Accessible versions are available on the Materials page.

Speak Your Mind

It’s estimated that one in five Americans will experience a mental health issue during their lifetime, and one in 20 will develop a serious mental illness. The good news is that recovery is possible. Learn how to recognize the warning signs and what actions you can take to help.

Watch these videos of young people telling their own stories. Accessible versions are available on the Materials page.

Hilary

Speak Your Mind

It’s estimated that one in five Americans will experience a mental health issue during their lifetime, and one in 20 will develop a serious mental illness. The good news is that recovery is possible. Learn how to recognize the warning signs and what actions you can take to help.

Watch these videos of young people telling their own stories. (These open in separate YouTube windows.)

Hilary  2:18

Cinthya  1:43

Chelsey  2:00

Derek  1:56

Being able to recognize the warning signs of mental illness and substance use disorders is key to helping young people. If you’re a parent, teacher, coach, spiritual leader, or physician, learn the facts about these issues.

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Help spread the word. Use our posters. Share our TV and radio spots. Post our graphics on your social media page.

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Find help in your community by calling 2-1-1, or visit the Department of State Health Services website for additional resources:

Mental health

Substance abuse

Suicide prevention

Please join us at a community conversation on mental health and substance abuse issues. Everyone is welcome. Anyone who interacts with teens or young adults is especially encouraged to attend.

These events are free and open to all community members. Registration is encouraged but not required. Find more information on our Calendar of Events page.

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