Millions of people in the U.S. are affected by mental illness each year. 1 in 5 Americans live with a mental health condition. It’s important to measure how common mental illness is, so we can understand its physical, social and financial impact — and so we can show that no one is alone. These numbers are also powerful tools for raising public awareness, stigma-busting and advocating for better health care. (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
In 1990, Congress established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) in recognition of NAMI’s efforts to raise mental illness awareness.
PRH and its distributed clients publish critical titles on the subject. To see the complete title list:
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Several sample titles are show below.