Introduction to Mental Illnesses

If you are not familiar with mental illnesses, this activity provides a helpful overview. Mental illnesses are treatable health conditions very common in the world today. They can affect anyone, regardless of age, race, religion or income. About one in four adults experiences a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. Most people diagnosed with a serious mental illness can experience relief from their symptoms by actively participating in an individual treatment plan. Find out more about some of the most common mental illnesses and people affected by them by clicking on each button.