Did You Know?

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  • Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorder in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults (18%) in the United States age 18 and older. -(National Institute of Mental Health).
  • Major Depression is the leading cause of disability for Americans between the ages of 15 and 44. -(Center for Disease Control).
  • Addiction is common in people with mental health problems…Alcohol or drugs are often used to self-medicate the symptoms of depression and anxiety. -(HelpGuide.org)
  • Anxiety conditions are highly treatable, yet only about one-third of those suffering receive treatment. -(ADAA).
  • Depression is considered a worldwide epidemic, with 5% of the global population suffering from the condition. -(World Health Organization).
  • Those who suffer from anxiety are prone to suffering from depression simultaneously. -(ADDA).
  • The economic burden of depression, including workplace costs, direct costs and suicide-related costs, was estimated to be $210.5 billion in 2010.  -(Center for Disease Control).
  • Anxiety disorders cost the U.S. more the $42 billion a year and only 10% if those with anxiety disorder receive effective help. -(ADAA).
  • Both depression and anxiety carry a high risk of suicide…and more then 90% of those who die by suicide have a diagnosable illness. -(ADAA).
  • Suicide was the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S. in 2013…that year saw more than 41,000 deaths, more then that of automobile accidents. -(Center For Disease Control).
  • You are not alone…and there is hope! -(D/A Support Group).