Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and The Ticket is stepping up to help build a mentally healthy Northern Michigan! If you or someone you know is struggling with a mental health condition, please check out the information and links we've set up for you below.
- 1 in 5 Americans suffer from a mental health condition each year, like depression or PTSD
- 1 in 6 U.S. Youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year
- 50% of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 14, 75% by age 24 (early intervention is key!)
- Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among people aged 10-14
Health Department of Northwest Michigan: http://nwhealth.org/schools.html#gsc.tab=0