CHINO HILLS, Calif., May 22, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — As Mental Health Awareness Month, May provides the opportunity to promote behavioral health concerns and reduce their stigma.
A mental disorder or illness is a mental health condition that disrupts a person’s ability to think, feel, or act.
The stigma related to mental health conditions affects millions of people every day, leaving many of them struggling with their mental health issues for years without assistance.
1 in 5 people will experience a mental health condition during their lifetime for many circumstances, including genetics, substance use, and life events (e.g., trauma or abuse). Other developing causes include social, geopolitical, environmental, or economic factors.
Mental health is essential to a person’s well-being and exists on a complex continuum. Individuals experience it differently with varying degrees of difficulty, resulting in various social and clinical diagnoses.
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